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Penny Chenery was only a modest housewife. But his life changed when he decided to work in the stables of his father, when he was sick, in Meadow Stables, Virginia, USA. Since then,Penny became interested in the world of horse racing and got into it, thinking it would get a great professional success.

Success achieved with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin and horsethanks to the speed of Secretariat, Penny will become the first woman to win the Triple Crown. Something that also has the added merit of winning the prize in a macho society completely dominated by menBorn in the stables Meadow Farm in Virginia, owned by Penny Tweedy, his parents were the horse and the mare Bold Rulles Somethingroyal. His trainer Lucien Laurin was his jockey Ron Turcotte and histrainer Eddie Sweat. He started running on 4 July 1972, at Aqueduct Racetrack, where he finished fourth. Continued to run to complete 7 wins in 9 races in 1972, making it meant to be nominated "Horseof the Year."

In 1973, he ran three races prior to initiating the Triple Crown, won at Bay Shore and Gotham Stakes and reached the third in the Wood Memorial Stakes, where he ran with an abscess inthe mouth that would not let him pay as he had been doing . That year, begin to play the Triple Crown, Kentucky Derby won by two lengths and a half

Secretariat, the great Red, won with animpressive advantage of 31 bodies, beating the record of the test and the world record for long distances

Secretariat's heart, according to the doctor who performed the autopsy was twice the size of a horsein its class, making him in a special and unique that won 16 of the 21 races he ran

Never saw anything like it since that race he won by 31 bodies, even today many good horses have failed to reachits glory.

Have everyone around him was a horse with human soul, who loved to pose for the cameras and who are stretched to look larger than it was when he went to the track, he loved to show...
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