Directed by Randall Wallace, based on the remarkable true story of the horse that won The Triple Crown in 1973. Diane Lane portrays Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery, and John Malkovich plays the part of Secretariat’s trainer, Lucien Laurin. The film tells the story of the Penny Chenery and her United States’ Hall of Fame racehorse, Secretariat who, in 1973, became the first horse in twenty-five years to win the United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Penny Chenery took over the financially troubled Meadow Stable from her ailing father and guided the horse through his Triple Crown season. Other key characters are trainer Lucien Laurin and jockey Ron Turcotte.