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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-11 04:10 PM
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26. Thank you.
For responding. It was one of those moments not to be forgotten.
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  -The Belmont Stakes is today. In 1973, it transcended sports. Faygo Kid  Jun-11-11 02:18 PM   #0 
  - I'll never forget.  blue neen   Jun-11-11 02:20 PM   #1 
  - I weep to this day every time I watch it.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 02:34 PM   #6 
     - The video was amazing.  blue neen   Jun-11-11 03:59 PM   #24 
  - wonderful day, wonderful horse. nt  xchrom   Jun-11-11 02:22 PM   #2 
  - misread  libodem   Jun-11-11 02:24 PM   #3 
  - Secretariat Triple Crown  PufPuf23   Jun-11-11 02:32 PM   #4 
  - Sham was wonderful. Like Alydar, he is remembered.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 02:35 PM   #8 
  - Most dominating performance I've seen in over 50 years of watching sports.  Elwood P Dowd   Jun-11-11 02:34 PM   #5 
  - Thank you for posting that. You bet I'm bookmarking it.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 02:44 PM   #9 
     - I should have mentioned live or on television.  Elwood P Dowd   Jun-11-11 03:07 PM   #15 
     - It was singularly the most outstanding performance by an athlete EVER  Horse with no Name   Jun-11-11 08:30 PM   #44 
  - I wonder if they have his DNA and could clone him  FLPanhandle   Jun-11-11 02:35 PM   #7 
  - Interestingly enough he kind of struck out as a sire. But a clone? Wow, what a thought! :)  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-11-11 02:50 PM   #12 
  - He was a very good broodmare sire n/t  u4ic   Jun-11-11 03:54 PM   #23 
  - It does not mean it would produce the same horse  u4ic   Jun-11-11 04:00 PM   #25 
     - Maybe not, but imagine how much a clone would sell for.  FLPanhandle   Jun-11-11 04:45 PM   #27 
        - Not necessarily  u4ic   Jun-11-11 05:31 PM   #31 
  - As for myself, special memories!  catabryna   Jun-11-11 02:48 PM   #10 
  - Well, share them!  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 03:01 PM   #14 
     - My dad loved horse racing...  catabryna   Jun-11-11 05:12 PM   #29 
  - You've got me weeping here. What a horse.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-11-11 02:49 PM   #11 
  - What a moment. And here's one of the all time great photos that says it all.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 03:00 PM   #13 
     - One of the greatest photos in sports history. :) In the video you  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-11-11 03:09 PM   #16 
  - I used to enjoy watching these races  Beaverhausen   Jun-11-11 03:32 PM   #17 
  - Agreed. My heart has been broken. But this is just for Secretariat.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 03:39 PM   #18 
     - I know. I cried as I watched that clip you posted  Beaverhausen   Jun-11-11 03:41 PM   #19 
        - A necropsy done on Secretariat after his death (natural causes) showed him to be a singular horse  Stinky The Clown   Jun-11-11 05:33 PM   #32 
           - Excellent. As usual Stinky, you nail it.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 06:27 PM   #37 
           - It was severe laminitis that  u4ic   Jun-12-11 02:03 AM   #46 
  - It will transcend sports today when the amphibious horse wins  taterguy   Jun-11-11 03:43 PM   #20 
  - I was there with my Canadian twin!  Karenina   Jun-11-11 03:45 PM   #21 
  - I remember watching this race. I was at work in a furniture and appliance store.  1monster   Jun-11-11 03:53 PM   #22 
  - Thank you.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 04:10 PM   #26 
  - Automatic tears here  catchnrelease   Jun-11-11 04:51 PM   #28 
  - I recall that race perfectly well. "Moving like a marvelous machine"  Stinky The Clown   Jun-11-11 05:26 PM   #30 
  - 2:24 for 1 1/2 miles. Will never be beaten.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 05:56 PM   #35 
     - It has, on the turf  u4ic   Jun-11-11 07:43 PM   #43 
  - I remember it.  GoCubsGo   Jun-11-11 05:40 PM   #33 
  - Ruler On Ice comes in for the win, pays 24 to 1  7wo7rees   Jun-11-11 05:52 PM   #34 
  - That was a sweet interview with him. I love the joy. n/t  OKNancy   Jun-11-11 06:06 PM   #36 
  - OMG......I will never forget that race....  a kennedy   Jun-11-11 06:32 PM   #38 
  - Secretariat didn't run the Belmont. He flew.  WolverineDG   Jun-11-11 06:47 PM   #39 
  - Yes, of course. And it was memorable.  Faygo Kid   Jun-11-11 07:01 PM   #41 
  - Wonderful horse  intaglio   Jun-11-11 06:56 PM   #40 
  - I was remembering that today too.  yardwork   Jun-11-11 07:11 PM   #42 
  - '73 Belmont was special...  twogunsid   Jun-11-11 08:49 PM   #45 
  - Faygo, the entire CBS broadcast is on YouTube.  Elwood P Dowd   Jun-12-11 02:47 AM   #47 

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