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Secretariat

by Timothy T. Capps

  • 31 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Eclipse Press in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Secretariat (Race horse),
    • Race horses -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Timothy T. Capps.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThoroughbred legends ;, no. 19
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF355.S42 C26 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3574304M
      ISBN 101581500912
      LC Control Number2002110115
      OCLC/WorldCa51725352

        Secretariat (Book): Nack, William: In , Secretariat, the greatest champion in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown. The only horse to ever grace the covers of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated in the same week, he also still holds the records for the fastest times in both the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. He was also the only non-human . Accompanied by stunning photographs, here is the behind-the-scenes story of Secretariat--Horse of the Century. A coin toss determined ownership of the yet unborn foal that was to become the first Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years, breaking and still holding all three track records. The author, who was on personal terms with Secretariat's owner, trainers, grooms, and jockey and 4/5(3).

      inspired the motion picture, "Secretariat." The movie is one of my favorites, and the book is less dramatic overall, but truer to the facts, and more detailed and exciting from the saddle during the races from the point-of-view of Jockey Ron Turcotte.5/5(1).   Secretariat, is a American film based on the life of famous racehorse, Secretariat. The film was initially set in production in the s and s, with BoJack Horseman set to play Secretariat. He beat out several actors for his the part of his childhood hero, including Val Kilmer, but the film never saw the light of day when it went into development hell. Directed by: Abe D'Catfish.

        ""Secretariat" is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and the clatter and ring of the grandstand."--Laura Hillenbrand, bestselling author of "Seabiscuit" Updated with a new preface by the author In , Secretariat, the greatest champion in horse-racing 4/5(9). Disney presents an astonishing true story bursting with hope, heart and courage. Diane Lane and John Malkovich lead a celebrated cast in this inspirational motion picture from the producers of Miracle, Invincible and The Rookie. Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Witness the spectacular journey of an incredible horse, Secretariat, and the moving story of his unlikely 5/5(4).


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Secretariat by Timothy T. Capps Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is a little over pages, half of which is superfluous, in my opinion. I'm not interested in the genealogy of Secretariat, nor who owned what horse and who they bred to, etc. If that information interests you, this is a great book.

If horse genealogy isn't your thing you may find yourself skipping a lot of the book, which is what I did/5(). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Horse God Built: The Untold Story of Secretariat, the World's Greatest Racehorse.

InSecretariat, the greatest thoroughbred in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown. The only horse to ever break the two-minute mark in winning the Kentucky Derby until recent winner Monarchos, Secretariat also pulled off one of the most astounding victories in the annals of horse racing by winning the Belmont Stakes by a record-breaking thirty-one lengths/5.

Secretariat. 26, likes 5, talking about this. This is official Facebook page forthe Secretariat Foundation and connections of the Triple Crown ers: 28K. This book is the quintessential book on Secretariat.

The basic facts are there, but the real treat in the book are the wonderful photographs of Secretariat and all the people in his life.

My favorite photograph is of Secretariat onboard the plane taking him to his new career at the breeding facility at Claiborne, near Lexington, Kentucky/5. Book Buzz Message from Leeanne Meadows Ladin, Secretariat tourism manager at The Meadow and co-author of “Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend” and “Riva Ridge – Penny’s First Champion” with Kate Chenery Tweedy.

Although much has been written about Triple Crown winner Secretariat, a new book by a member of the Chenery family who bred and raced him will offer a different perspective of the champion. Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery, told author Lawrence Scanlon that Secretariat, “next to having my children, was the most remarkable event in my life.” A.

Secretariat (Ma – October 4, ) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, inbecame the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. His record-breaking victory in the Belmont Stakes, which he won by 31 lengths, is widely regarded as one of the greatest races in his racing career, he won five Eclipse Awards, including Horse of the Year Dam: Somethingroyal.

The author, who was on personal terms with Secretariat's owner, trainers, grooms, and jockey and who photographed "Big Red" throughout his career, gives us this enthralling intimate portrait - the triumphs and disasters - of Secretariat's gallop to immortality. Secretariat was the best-known and most beloved race horse of the twentieth : Derrydale Press.

The highly fictionalized adaptation of the Secretariat story from Penny Tweedy's supposed lack of horse racing knowledge to the much overblown rivalry between Secretariat and his "nemesis" Sham. With the help of eccentric trainer but supreme horseman Lucien Laurin, this is the story of a Virginia horse taking racing by storm and making himself.

Secretariat was a winner and so is the book. A great read. Not a dull moment. 11 people found this helpful Overall 5 out of 5 stars.

Performance 5 out of 5 stars. Story 5 out of 5 stars. Gina; Can't stop going back to it ♡ This is a well written & well narrated story about one of the (if not the) greatest racing thoroughbreds in the. Secretariat () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

Editorial Reviews. Secretariat's Meadow- The Land, The Family, The Legend is a gorgeous coffee table book, illustrated throughout with black-and-white and color photography and images, detailing the history behind the famous Triple Crown-winning racehorse Secretariat, his birthplace, and the family that raised and raced him Any reader with an avid interest in the /5(30).

Secretariat. K likes. "This is not about going back. This is about life being ahead of you and you run at it. Because you never know how far you can run unless you run."Followers: K. The Secretariat, one of the main organs of the UN, is organized along departmental lines, with each department or office having a distinct area of action and responsibility.

Offices and. This is the book that tells you the Life of Secretariat. For many, including this handicapper, Secretariat was the Greatest horse of All Time. We have heard stories and rumors that when they did the autopsy on Big Red they discovered his heart was 2 times the size of the normal Equine athelete/5.

Secretariat, by Timothy T. Capps, is the 19 th book in the Thoroughbred Legends series (, Eclipse Press). “ Secretariat” is Chapter 9 of The Most Glorious Crown by Marvin Drager (, Triumph Books). Secretariat inspired and touched so many of us. He exhibited heart, courage, the will to win, and stood for all things good in our sport.

Pure and noble, he remains a hero to new and old fans alike. We welcome you to leave your comments in this public guestbook so we can share your thoughts and memories with other visitors. Pure Heart. In waging the most glorious Triple Crown campaign ever, Secretariat made racing history in In the doing, he took the author on an unforgettably exhilarating ride.

SECRETARIAT HISTORY. Detailed overview of Big Red’s racing career, connections, his life, legacy, pedigree, and much more. SECRETARIAT STORE. Your Classic Merchandise source for the officially designated line of Secretariat collectibles & memorabilia.Triple Crown winner Secretariat, also known as Big Red, on the track and at stud as captured by photographer Tony Leonard over almost two decades.

Meadow Stables Belmont Barn. From $ Ron Turcotte Aboard Secretariat. From $ Secretariat Arrival Tote Bag. $  Secretariat, American racehorse (Thoroughbred) who is widely considered the greatest horse of the second half of the 20th century.

A record-breaking money-winner, in he became the ninth winner of the U.S. Triple Crown (the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes).