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Secretariat (March 30, 1970 – October 4, 1989) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse, that in 1973 became the first U.S. Triple Crown champion in 25 years, setting new race records in two of the three events in the Series—the Kentucky Derby (1:592⁄5), and the Belmont Stakes (2:24)—records that still stand today.

This photo is of the famous race horse 'Secretariat'. So many people have it pinned as an Arabian, which he was not. He was a Thoroughbred thru and thru.

Retired thoroughbred Karakorum Patriot. the snow horse at old Friends Cabin Creek Farm, photo by Connie Bush

Helen Twelvetrees during filming of "Thoroughbred", Sydney, 1936 / Sam Hood

Secretariat. American Thoroughbred racehorse. 1973 Triple Crown champion. Set race records in all three events. Kentucky Derby (1:59.4). Preakness Stakes (1:53). Belmont Stakes (2:24). These records remain unbroken.

Sunday Silence- Sunday Silence (1986–2002) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. As a three-year-old he won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic, earning distinction as 1989 American Horse of the Year. He was also noted for his rivalry with American Champion Two-Year-Old Male Horse and Hall of Famer Easy Goer.

"Famed Thoroughbred John Henry and his life-long groom Jose Mercado say goodbye" photo by Stewart Bowman via Facebook