Oh my goodness, Deb, you gave me a stunner there... I saw the "50 Years Ago"... and then saw the "1973" and thought you made a typo. Golly.... 1973 really *was* half a century ago. Dang! @debodunJune 9, 1973, Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes in record time and by a record distance.
Peppermint Patty, you are thinking of movie' Seabiscuit' movie came out in 2003. story of 3 men who together take ill- tempered throughbred horse make him into a champion.The movie starred Tobey McGuire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper. Its based on book by Laura Hillenbrand's best selling book SueWasn’t there a movie made about this horse?
It was a great movie.