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Posts tagged: 1973

Fastest Preakness ever run

Secretariat goes from last to first. Poor Sham.

Had you heard of him yet 40 years ago?

If you hadn't, that was about to change.

Of course, it could be that you weren't around yet or were too young to remember. So let me help you put Secretariat in perspective. Yes, he could fly.

Looking ahead to the 40th anniversary

The record-shattering Triple Crown was in the spring of 1973.

“He's moving like a tremendous machine.”

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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