"The Savage" The race was the 1980 Tremont stakes with Great Prospector savaging the winner, Golden Derby. This is the famous ECLIPSE AWARD WINNING PHOTO taken by the noted New York track photographer Bob Coglianese.
Secretariat at the Belmont is one of equine photographer Tony Leonard’s most well-known photos. It was his wife Adelle’s idea to airbrush the groom out of the photo. Leonard passed away on July Big Red died in Love this horse--and the movie.
Only 11 horses in the 137 years of the Triple Crown have captured horse racing's greatest achievement, sweeping the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. The horse who achieves this is forever recognized as a Triple Crown winner.