The Top 10 Most Famous Racehorses Of All Time


Secretariat's story captivated audiences with a 2010 feature film. Known for his 1973 Triple Crown victory, he holds the fastest recorded times in all three races.


Seabiscuit’s fame surged with a 2003 film. In the 1930s, he won more money than any other horse and famously defeated War Admiral in the "Match of the Century."

Man o’ War

Born in 1917, Man o’ War earned nearly $250,000 in his career, equivalent to over $3 million today. Purchased for just $5,000, he became a racing legend.

Red Rum

Red Rum excelled in steeplechase racing, winning the Grand National in 1973, 1974, and 1977. His 30-length comeback victory in 1973 is legendary.


Affirmed claimed the US National Champion title at ages 2, 3, and 4. His 1978 Triple Crown win was the last until American Pharaoh’s victory in 2015.

Seattle Slew

Seattle Slew’s dominance began with his first race win by five lengths. He set a course record in the Champagne Stakes, showcasing his exceptional talent.


Kelso didn’t start winning big until he was 3. Despite a slow start, he accumulated more achievements than most, proving his enduring greatness.


Winx is Australia's greatest racehorse with 25 Grade/Group 1 wins. She earned over $25 million and was the Australian Horse of the Year four times.


Zenyatta, with 19 wins and one loss, was purchased for just $60,000. Her success story, combined with her lineage, makes her a racing legend.


Citation’s 16-race winning streak and 1948 Triple Crown victory solidified his legacy. His career ended 70 years ago, but his name remains legendary.

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