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This Date in History

Secretariat, Bill Shoemaker, Laffit Pincay Jr. - May 19th

Jockey Bill Shoemaker notched his 4,000th career win aboard Guaranteeya at Hollywood Park. ~1961
 
Jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. won his first race, aboard Huelen, riding at Presidente Remon in Panama. ~1964
 
Secretariat's winning performance in the Preakness Stakes was marred by a controversy over the timing of the race. The original teletimer time was 1:55 for the 1 3/16-mile race; Pimlico amended it to 1:54 2/5 two days later. ~1973
 
Secretariat was honored as the 35th greatest athlete of the 20th Century by ESPN's SportsCentury, a series of programs profiling the top athletes of the past 100 years. Secretariat was the only non-human to make the top 50. ~1999

 

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