June 1973 - Secretariat wins the Triple Crown of horse racing, crossing the finish line at the Belmont Stakes with a record time of 2 minutes, 24 seconds. He was 31 lengths ahead of his nearest competitor, Twice a .
Secretariat: Triple Crown Winner March 1970 – October 1989 An American Thoroughbred racehorse, that in 1973 became the first U. Triple Crown champion in 25 years. He is considered the one of the greatest Thoroughbreds of all time.