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1973 Horse Racing Highlights

Thoroughbred Racing

Secretariat (left) gallops to victory in the Kentucky Derby. He went on to win the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Citation in 1948.
Secretariat winning the Kentucky Derby

Major Races

Race Date Winning Horse Winning Jockey Horse Owner
Belmont Futurity   Wedge Shot    
Belmont Stakes   Secretariat    
Brooklyn Handicap   Riva Ridge    
Flamingo Stakes   Our Native    
Jockey Club Gold Cup   Prove Out    
Kentucky Derby May 5 Secretariat    
Preakness   Secretariat    
Suburban Handicap   Key to the Mint    
Travers   Annihilate 'Em    
United Nations Handicap   Tentam    
Wood Memorial   Angle Light    
Woodward Stakes   Prove Out    

Harness Racing

Major Races

Race Date Winning Horse Winning Drivery Horse Owner
Cane Pace   Smog    
Colonial Trot   Flirth    
Dexter Cup Trot   Knightly Way    
Hambletonian   Flirth    
International Trot   Delmonica Hanover    
Kentucky Futurity   Arnie Almahurst    
Little Brown Jug   Melvin's Woe    
Messenger Stakes   Valiant Bret    
Mother Goose Stakes   Windy's Daughter    
Realization Pace   Keystone Pebble    
Realization Trot   Spartan Hanover    
Yonkers Futurity   Tamerlane    

SEE ALSO
Kentucky Derby

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