Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
Rated for brief mild language
Putting Faith in Speed and Sinew
Diane Lane plays the racehorse owner Penny Chenery in “Secretariat,” an inspirational Disney film that is squeaky clean and as square as a military flattop.