On The Eve Of Another Possible Triple Crown, Revisiting Secretariat On the Cusp Of Immortality- The Brilliant Victory At Belmont, Perhaps The Greatest Athletic Achievement Of All Time. Seeing Is Believing (video).
Oldest living Secretariat stallion rescued. A chestnut Thoroughbred identified as the oldest living Secretariat stallion was rescued this month from a stall where he had been confined for the past six years of his life.
Like his famous predecessor Man o' War, Secretariat was a large chestnut colt and was given the same nickname, "Big Red." Secretariat's grandsire, Nasrullah, is also the great-great-grandsire of 1977 Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew.