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Secretariat Movie is proud to be your one-stop source for the latest information regarding the new Walt Disney feature film on Secretariat. Our viewers will receive the most up-to-date news, developments, and information pertaining to the production and release of the film. Additionally, will periodically offer comments and viewpoints on the film from members of the original Meadow Stable team including owner Penny Chenery, jockey Ron Turcotte, and exercise rider Charlie Davis. “Secretariat” is now available on DVD and Blu-ray nationwide – Order yours now! Stay tuned for more news, information and updates!



(4/30/2020) – ESPN will spotlight Big Red with their premiere broadcast of Disney’s Secretariat Friday evening May 1 at 8:30 p.m. EDT. With very few live sports events taking place due to the coronavirus, the popular film is part of their new programming of sports-themed movies. For those who have seen the film, enjoy it again; and for those who have not, learn more about this “impossible true story.”

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(7/8/17) The Secretariat Team is saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis, who played Eddie Sweat in Disney’s “Secretariat.” A phenomenal talent, his portrayal of Eddie genuinely captured Secretariat’s devoted groom. We had the pleasure of getting to know Nelsan during the film’s production, and we will long remember his kindness and commitment to the role.





Check out the First Look photos from the “Secretariat” movie set . These are some of the set photos initially released by the studio featuring Diane Lane as Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery and John Malkovich as trainer Lucien Laurin.

Click here to view more film set photos in the exclusive interview with Director Randall Wallace in the Writer’s Forum section.

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Mark Ciardi, Randall Wallace, Secretariat's exercise rider Jimmy Gaffney and actress Diane Lane in the Belmont paddock.

Mark Ciardi, Randall Wallace, Secretariat’s exercise rider Jimmy Gaffney and actress Diane Lane in the Belmont paddock.


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