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Secretariat
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Secretariat

1973

The first athlete to appear on the cover of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated in the same week, Secretariat ran the fastest Kentucky Derby ever and won the Belmont Stakes by a record 31 lengths to break a 25-year drought of Triple Crown winners, the longest before the current 30-year streak.

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