The Horse God Built by Lawrence Scanlan. A thorough look at the history and legend of Secretariat and Eddie "Shorty" Sweat, the man who was pivotal to the horse's success. If you love Big Red read this bio it's excellent.
Secretariat the American Thoroughbred racehorse, in 1973 became the first U. Triple Crown champion in 25 years, setting race records in all three events in the Series—the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and the Belmont.