9th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

June 9th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1973 : Secretariat won Triple Crown : With a spectacular victory at the Belmont Stakes on tyhe 9th June 1973, Secretariat became the first horse since Citation in 1948 to win America’s Triple Crown; the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes. Secretariat was ridden by Ron Turcotte, and completed the 1.5-mile race in 2 minutes and 24 seconds, a dirt-track record for that distance. | & more about history on this day in the video…