Category Archives: Secretariat

2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Secretariat preview guest list forming

Diane Lane tops the bill in  Disney’s Secretariat, and she tops the guest list of celebrities that will attend Sunday night’s screening of the new movie about the 1973 Triple Crown winner at the Kentucky Theatre. Lane will be joined … Continue reading

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Diane Lane and Penny Chenery at the Pegasus Parade

Secretariat owner Penny Chenery and actor Diane Lane, who plays Chenery in a forthcoming movie about the 1973 Triple Crown Winner, were grand marshals of the annual Pegasus Parade in Downtown Louisville, part of the Kentucky Derby Festival. A particular … Continue reading

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Secretariat (the movie) at the Derby

Disney’s Secretariat doesn’t come out until Oct. 8, but it will be a presence at the Kentucky Derby on May 1. Diane Lane, who plays Secretariat owner Penny Chenery in the movie that was filmed in part in Lexington and … Continue reading

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Secretariat filming Monday and Tuesday at Keeneland; Malkovich joins cast

Secretariat will film Monday and Tuesday at Keenelend, and Central Kentuckians are invited to come out and party like it’s 1973 — minus any Derby Infield-like libations. A flyer from Leonard Lusky of Secretariat.com touts “Disney’s ‘Secretariat’ 70’s Happening!” and … Continue reading

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Secretariat filmmakers coming to the Bourbon County Secretariat Festival

Filmmakers working on Disney’s Secretariat movie in Kentucky will be at the Bourbon County Secretariat Festival on Saturday, and one lucky horse might just fill a final slot in the stable of thoroughbreds playing the super horse. The film’s lead … Continue reading

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Secretariat needs a quite a few good men

The Secretariat folks sent out a new casting notice this morning, following Saturday’s open extras casting call. We are currently in need of adult males of all types: golfers, businessmen, and other clean-cut professionals. We are also seeking males with … Continue reading

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Extras casting call for Secretariat

Central Kentucky, get ready for another close-up. Producers of Secretariat, Disney’s movie about the 1973 Triple Crown winner, will cast for extras next week in preparation for filming in the state for two weeks late this month and in early … Continue reading

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Secretariat incentives approved

The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority has approved an application for film incentives by Fast Track Productions for Secretariat, Tuesday. That makes the story of the 1973 Triple Crown winner the first film to receive incentives under the new package … Continue reading

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