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Belmont Stakes Racing Legends June 6, 2003. Featuring the 2003 contender, Funny Cide. Also pictured, Sir Barton 1919, Gallant Fox 1930, Omaha 1935, War Admiral 1937, Whirlaway 1941, Count Fleet 1943, Assault 1946, Citation 1948, Secretariat 1973, Seattle Slew 1977, Affirmed 1978 #BelmontStakes #HorseRacing

Man O' War with beloved groom Will Harbut. Man O'War died just 4 weeks after Will's passing, those close said it was of a broken heart, missing his best friend. Man O' War was the first horse to be embalmed, and the casket was lined in his racing colors. His funeral was broadcast internationally on the radio, with thousands paying their respects and sending condolences.

Jockey Mike Smith shows a little love for his leading lady, the unstoppable Zenyatta, following her win in the 2009 Clement L. Hirsch (G1) race at 1 and 1/16th miles.

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Secretariat wins the Belmont Stakes