“Horses Have a Way of Getting Inside You:” Farewell, William Nack

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'zjcvrQaQRpFLLz725wn5jw',sig:'fo3xjo2gZjVjRRqbrX7goLqwsXVDUnoeUo_NoKruM1g=',w:'423px',h:'594px',items:'104584526',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Penny Chenery, Secretariat's human mom, and William Nack, the Triple Crown winner's Boswell, at the premiere of the film "Secretariat." No. Wait--Bill Nack as Boswell? Really? Way too flippant to start this piece. Start over, Rhonda. And don't try to get fancy. You can't play in Bill Nack's league. I'm not sure ...

Memorial Service for Penny Chenery

Penny Chenery Tribute page at Secretariat.com. And now, the original post: First, pardon me while I air out a related matter regarding Penny Chenery. When American Pharoah took the Triple Crown, NBC Sports flubbed coverage of a special moment in horse racing history. While Pharoah's trainer Bob Baffert hurried toward the winners circle, the most famous Triple Crown-winning horse ...

What does Secretariat mean to you?

Video of the Secretariat movie's director Randall Wallace talking about Mrs. Chenery's reaction upon seeing the film My husband works for ESPN/Disney, the studio producing and distributing this movie. In the interest of very full disclosure, I used to work there, too, but so long ago that Disney wasn't even in the picture. Regular readers ...