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Interesting list: "The greatest [sports] beatdowns in history". Secretariat was amazing, wasn't he?
Posted by Craig on 05:39:00 AM in Sports
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I was rather amazed by how many of those I actually saw happen. Guess I was a bigger sports fan than I thought. That 31 length win by Secretariat stands out, though. The other horses were good, even fine, horses. He was the superior horse. Just amazing. He was running hard, but free at the end, with no competition in sight. Unbelievable if you had been told in advance it would happen.
September 28, 2007 at 11:45 AM
Was Secretariat's time that much better than current times? Or was it like Mark Spitz, a relative dominance that would be lame today?
September 28, 2007 at 06:21 PM
Well, if you are willing to accept Wikipedia as a reliable source, Secretariat's time of 1:53.40 has been replicated twice since then. Still amazing that he kept up that kind of pace without the push from nearby competitors.
Jason Bullman |
September 29, 2007 at 11:34 AM
those brought back a lot of sports memories. I am like you Jorge, I didn't realize how manyof those I witnessed. of course I saw some of them recently on Classic Sports (ECL).
Best ever was Nolan Ryan and Robin Ventura. "Age and treachery beat youth and vigor"
kyle N |
September 30, 2007 at 10:44 AM
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