44 years ago today

The greatest racehorse in history, Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown with such ease it still amazes

I must note that in 1973, Secretariat beat another horse, Sham in the Derby and Preakness. In both races Sham and Secretariat blew by the field, showing how special both were. In the Belmont, Sham finished last, but had it not been for Secretariat, Sham likely would have won the Triple Crown that year. Sham was a great horse, but Secretariat was, well Secretariat.

In an odd twist Sham and Secretariat both revealed a secret at their autopsies.

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