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Where was Secretariat buried?
Secretariat was buried at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky. He is buried next to his sire, Bold Ruler. He was given the rare honor for a racehorse of being buried whole. Normally most of the body of a winning racehorse is cremated, and the head, heart and hooves are buried. The head - symbolizing intelligence, the heart - symbolizing strength, and the hooves - symbolizing power. The trainers at Claborne Farms (Secretariat sired just over 600 colts in his lifetime!) heard Secretariat...
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Why was secretariat buried at claiborne farm?
Secretariat was syndicated by Seth Hancock for breeding purposes and stood at stud at Claiborne Farm at the conclusion of his racing career at the end of 1973 until his death in 1989. Claiborne Farms was established in 1910, by Arthur B. Hancock. Eighteen outstanding race horses are buried at Claiborne farms, including Bold Ruler; Secretariat's sire. ...