As long as there are racing fans and history buffs, the controversy will always rage: Who was better, Man O'War or Secretariat? Both were nicknamed "Big Red", both kicked their competition around like they were in a class by themselves. Which one was best has long been debated with very passionate opinions being given by both sides. Who do you think was the best? Here is some info for you to check out before you make your decision.
Born: March 29, 1917 Died: November 1, 1947 Race Record: 21 starts 20 wins, 1 second Earnings: $249,465 Records Set: 3 world records, 2 American records, 3 track records
Born: March 30, 1970 Died: October 4, 1989 Race Record: 21 starts 16 wins, 3 seconds, 1 third Earnings: $1,316,808 Records Set: 2 world records, 3 track records, tied 1 track record More info
Man O'War vs. Secretariat
Who was better?
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