Why Secretariat Still Matters

Combining astonishing talent with good looks and charisma, Secretariat captivated the nation in 1973. Forty years later, his star still shines bright.

It’s been four decades since “Big Red” thundered down a homestretch, but the legacy of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat endures.

This feature-length article, available as a downloadable PDF, was part of an EQUUS Special Report exploring how and why Secretariat moved beyond racing phenom to become an iconic, cultural superstar. 

Click here to download “Why Secretariat Still Matters.”

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