Diane Lane

Fact And Fiction: Reality And Embellishment In Favorite Racing Films

It isn’t hard to ruffle feathers among horseplayers and racing fans; they argue about which horse is most likely to win a race, which issues the industry should be most concerned to solve, and who should be Horse of the Year. Get them going on movies, though, and you may well discover even deeper rifts […]

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Secretariat now available on DVD and Blu-ray

Want to buy a copy of the movie Secretariat starring Diane Lane as Penny Chenery? Of course you do! Pick up a copy today without even moving from your office chair by ordering a copy from BestBuy.com below.

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Paulick Report Forum brought to you by Breeders’ Cup: A Nack for Secretariat

By Ray Paulick William Nack launched his award-winning turf writing career at Newsday on Long Island, N.Y., the same year Secretariat first stepped onto the racetrack–in 1972–but he’d been a fan of the sport since his childhood and worked as a groom at Arlington Park during high school. After getting reassigned from politics to horse […]

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Good News Friday sponsored by Liberation Farm: Secretariat Is a Success

Riva Ridge was omitted from the movie. Lucien Laurin was not nearly as eccentric as he was written. Pancho Martin was not nearly as over-the-top. Ogden Phipps never made a hard offer for Secretariat after his 2-year-old season. When and where the jockeys were wearing silks was not consistent with reality. The script leads the […]

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