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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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Derby: Celebrity surprises

Sometimes life on the red carpet can throw you a curve ball. Like, there was this moment when a limo pulled up, and the crowd surrounding the celebrity entrance errupted in cheers. A current movie star?! Hit-making recording artist? No. … 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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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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Secretariat will film in Kentucky

Disney officials confirmed Thursday that part of Secretariat, a major motion picture about the horse, will be shot in Kentucky, and the horse’s owner says that’s as it should be. “It will be real,” said Penny Chenery, owner of the … Continue reading

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