Secretariat.com is saddened by the recent passing of Bob Coglianese. Bob was a veritable institution for the New York Racing Association, and we will always appreciate his photographic mastery in chronicling the history of Thoroughbred horse racing. His iconic image capturing Secretariat’s 31-length victory in the Belmont Stakes will forever be a part of the 1973 Triple Crown champion’s enduring legacy, and for that photo in particular -- and countless others as well -- we and the sport of racing will remain eternally grateful.
In 1972 and 1973, Bob Coglianese had the good fortune to be the official track photographer for the New York Racing Association where he captured the historic campaign of Secretariat as he dramatically stamped his imprint on Thoroughbred racing in America.
Secretariat raced in New York in 16 of his 21 career starts, and Secretariat.com is proud to offer five of Mr. Coglianese's personal favorite images of the great champion. Highlighting this collection is the image that embedded Secretariat's legacy into the consciousness of the American public -- the 31-length record-breaking victory in the Belmont Stakes to claim the 1973 Triple Crown.
Unlike some lesser imitations, each print originates from the Coglianese family and is printed directly from the original negative on archival paper stock. This is the real deal!
|The Belmont - 31 Length Victory||Morning Workout|
|Secretariat Last Hurrah||Farewell Day|
|Saratoga Workout||"On the Precipice..." Panoramic Photo|
|Hopeful Stretch||"Lonely at the Top" Panoramic Photo|
|Gotham Stakes||Belmont Stretch Color Panoramic Photo|
|Belmont Stakes Post Parade||Alone in the Stretch|