UPI file photo
May 19, 1973
Considered one of the greatest race horses in history, Secretariat broke from the gate last at Pimlico and still ran so fast that he was credited by the Daily Racing Form with the track record. He appeared on the covers of Time, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated in advance of the Belmont Stakes. Two years later, rock 'n' and roll phenom Bruce Springsteen had to settle for just Time and Newsweek.