Look at what happens when he's challenged at the top of the stretch. "O RLY? That was third gear."
Let's see what happens when we put him on the dirt.
Secretariat is last going into the turn...
...and he's moving like a tremendous machine:
A pair of legends:
The indomitable John Henry
"Bigger than Secretariat and redder than Man O'War:" Phar Lap:
My favorite race horse of all time:
...and she is genuine....
...and the skinny red chestnut.