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Secretariat, Kentucky Derby Legend

The fastest Kentucky Derby ever

SecretariatWhen it comes to the Kentucky Derby, Secretariat is the champion thoroughbred that stands above all the others. See the movie then trace the life of race-horse legend Secretariat. Kentucky Derby Museum exhibits are full of Secretariat memorabilia and you can visit and take photos of the location of the Kentucky Derby at Louisville’s Churchill Downs where “Big Red” ran the fastest Kentucky Derby in 1973, setting the first of three stones in his Triple Crown win. Aside from the Kentucky Derby, Secretariat also won at Belmont Stakes and Preakness Stakes in 1973, making him one of only a select handful of Triple Crown winners. Tour the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington to learn more about horse racing, the Kentucky Derby, Secretariat's fame and his record for the fastest Kentucky Derby ever, then get your photo taken next to the bold bronze statue that stands in his honor. Then take in the rolling hills of Claiborne farm in Paris, KY where Secretariat is buried.