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When did secretariat stop racing?

At age two, Secretariat finished fourth in his 1972 debut in a maiden race, but then won seven of his remaining eight starts, including five stakes victories….Secretariat (horse)

Died October 4, 1989 (aged 19) Paris, Kentucky, U.S.
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Meadow Stud (Christopher Chenery)

How fast did secretariat run in his last race?

Secretariat, 1973 Secretariat clocked in at 1:59.40 at the 1973 Kentucky Derby®, an all-time record for the race and for the 1 1/4 mile track at Churchill Downs®.

Did Secretariat win the Belmont by 31 lengths?

Secretariat gave the finest performance of his career in the Belmont Stakes, completing the 1.5-mile race in a record 2 minutes and 24 seconds, knocking nearly three seconds off the track record set by Gallant Man in 1957. He also won by a record 31 lengths.

Did Secretariat lose a race?

Secretariat was named Horse of the Year twice. After losing his very first race, at Aqueduct on July 4, 1972, Secretariat lost just once more in his 2-year-old campaign, and even that was due to a controversial disqualification in a race.

What were the odds on Secretariat?

Secretariat was a 3-2 favorite in the Kentucky Derby as part of an entry with Angle Light, the Wood Memorial winner. He was odds on in the Preakness , a 3-10 favorite and odds on again in the Belmont Stakes sent off at 1-10 odds.

How many years did Secretariat race?

Secretariat (March 30, 1970 – October 4, 1989) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, in 1973, became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. His record-breaking victory in the Belmont Stakes , which he won by 31 lengths, is widely regarded as one of the greatest races of all time.

How much money did Secretariat win?

Altogether, Secretariat won 16 of his 21 career races, with three seconds and one third, and total earnings of $1,316,808. For 1973, Secretariat was again named Horse of the Year and also won Eclipse Awards as the American Champion Three-Year-Old Male Horse and the American Champion Male Turf Horse .