None of the 453 foals Secretariat sired has come close to matching his track record, and only two, Risen Star and General Assembly, have run in the Derby (they finished third and second, respectively).
There’s only one Secretariat.” He knows it.
What was the stud fee for Secretariat?
As the builder of Meadow Stud, he left behind hefty estate taxes. His family decided to pay the bill by selling Secretariat to a breeding syndicate that would assume ownership at the end of the horse’s racing days. The price tag was a then-record $6.08 million.
Are there any offspring of Secretariat?
A new 2019 calendar features the last living sons and daughters of legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Featured on the cover is stakes winner Fast Market, now the oldest known living offspring of Secretariat at age 32. As a racehorse, he made more starts (144) than any other Secretariat.
What killed Secretariat?
Painful hoof condition led to death of Secretariat. A horse’s hoof is not a single, solid body part. No lesser horse than the great Secretariat, the 1973 Triple Crown winner, was felled by laminitis. He was euthanized because of it in 1989.
What was Secretariat worth?
Secretariat at Age Three
To keep the stable operating, Penny Chenery managed to syndicate Secretariat, selling 32 shares of the horse for a record $6.08 million. In his 1973 debut at Aqueduct Racetrack, Secretariat, who had grown even stronger over the winter, proved he was worth every cent.