Stuart Janney III’s family missed owning Triple Crown champion Secretariat in a coin flip, and lost a Kentucky Derby winner by selling a broodmare before she gave birth.
Movie producer Mark Ciardi loves underdogs, which is why “ Secretariat ” focuses more on the horse’s owner than the legendary thoroughbred.
Secretariat’s winning time in the 1973 Preakness Stakes will be reviewed using modern video technology to determine if the horse set a record in all three races as he swept the Triple Crown.
Friends and family of Richard Nixon gathered last night at the Mayflower Hotel to celebrate the 37th president’s legacy on what would have been his 100th birthday.
Mark Lovell, an expositions promoter, purchased the birthplace of Secretariat, the winner of horse racing’s Triple Crown in 1973, and the Virginia State Fair grounds for $5.35 million at a foreclosure auction.
The stunt movie “Jackass 3-D” opened as the top movie at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $50 million for distributor Paramount Pictures.
"I did not know if it was appropriate to cheer, but I could not help myself."
- Penny Chenery on Jun 19, 2012