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Chinook Pass, Penny Chenery, Secretariat - September 17th

Chinook Pass set the track and world record for 5 furlongs at Longacres as a 3yo when he finished the race in 55:20 while carrying 113 pounds. ~1982
 
Penny Chenery announced that Secretariat would make his inaugural start on the turf in the Oct. 8 Man O' War Stakes at Belmont Park. ~1973

 

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I watched and Pincay destroy the Longacres Mile field
Chinook pass won the Longacres Mile, then retired and was a class Grand Prix horse for years.
Juliet, there is a sprinter no one remembers.
Eclipse award for sprinter, does any remember this horse?