TIME Horse Racing

Watch Secretariat’s Historic Win To Get Ready for Tonight’s Belmont Stakes

The favorite to win the Belmont Stakes Saturday night, California Chrome, has a lot going for him. He’s won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, he’s strong, and he’s descended from multiple stakes winners. California Chrome has emerged as the bettors’ darling in tonight’s Belmont Stakes, and he could very well be the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978.

To get psyched up for the race, check out this clip of Secretariat, winning the Triple Crown in 1973. His crushing victory in the Belmont Stakes by over 20 horse lengths, shown above, is exhilarating, inspiring and absolute.

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