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Secretariat #229309

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 1973
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(Studio) 11 of 12 issues of "Newswk." and "Time" magazines dealt with Watergate. Both had picture of Derby winner, Secretariat, this week
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Belmont Park, New York) Secretariat going for Triple Crown for 3 year olds. Has won Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and will run longest race Belmont Park on Saturday All 3 not won since Citation in 1948. [Owner Mrs. Penny TWEEDY - says Secretariat reserved but playful. Object is to have horse strong but eager for race.] Mrs. Tweedy consults trainer Lucien Laurin daily and attends horse races often as possible. Already Meadow Stables in Virginia well-known. One of Mrs. Tweedy's horses won 2 of Triple Crown last year Before Secretariat won any race, was priced at $6 million as stud horse. Competition is sham but with jockey Ron Turcotte on Secretariat, this may be year for Triple Crown winner.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Culhane, David;
Mudd, Roger

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