FILE - This June 9, 1973 file photo shows Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, reacting after her horse won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome is at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., preparing for the final leg of the Triple Crown. (AP Photo/Jack Kanthal, File)
FILE - This June 9, 1973 file photo shows Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, reacting after her horse won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome is at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., preparing for the final leg of the Triple Crown. (AP Photo/Jack Kanthal, File) Jack Kanthal AP
FILE - This June 9, 1973 file photo shows Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, reacting after her horse won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome is at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., preparing for the final leg of the Triple Crown. (AP Photo/Jack Kanthal, File) Jack Kanthal AP

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