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

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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 anyone can.

Farewell, William Nack.

Take Two

Hidden Dark, Ferdinand’s daughter, passes at Old Friends

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I don’t see any reference to Hidden Dark’s passing in such horse racing media such as the Blood Horse or The Paulick Report. Granted, 1995 Florida Derby and Travers Stakes champion Thunder Gulch passed away, so he’s better known.

Also, as I read Hidden Dark’s bio on the Old Friends website, I can’t say I’m suprised she didn’t make the news, but she is part of an important story.

Meet Daisy the Mini Horse, the Newest Hollywood Blonde

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Daisy, the mini horse, joined the cast of the new whimsical absurdist Western “Damsel” on stage for the Q&A after the film’s debut at the Sundance Film Festival.

She plays Butterscotch, a gift from Robert Pattinson’s businessman character, to his lady love played by Mia Wasikowski.