In the first chapter of the biography of Secretariat the book introduces you to the main character through the birth of Secretariat and the significance of his very existence. William Nack then in the following chapters takes you through the life of the people that were involved in the creation of Secretariat. He individualizes each family and their important role they played in created the racehorses of today. Back in the era that this book is based on horse racing was for the upper class society, it represented wealth and power. From the Hancocks to the Phillips each had a instrumental role in the bringing about one of the most famous racehorses of all times. Secretariat.
After Mr. Nack introduces and brings you up to date with how that night in 1970 when Secretariat was born was brought about he takes you through the training and racing of Big Red. With the most amazing ability Mr. Nack brings to life the 1972 Horse of the year and 1973 Triple Crown winner.
This report prepared by Bobby Ann Abbott