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Penny Chenery, Owner of the Triple Crown Winner Secretariat, Dies at 95
Lucien Laurin trained and campaigned the horse, not me, Ms Chenery noted long afterward in recalling Secretariat's glory years. It was she who developed an uncanny bond with Secretariat in the view of Randall Wallace, who directed Secretariat the motion picture. Notwithstanding the film's feel-good touches, Secretariat's Triple Crown year was hardly all roses for Ms Chenery. After winning 16 of 21 starts, Secretariat was retired to stud at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., in November 1973.
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