R.I.P. Penny Chenery: Let the Big Horse Run


Penny Chenery followed in the footsteps of figures like Lucille Markey of Calumet Farm; Elizabeth Arden Graham of Maine Chance Farm; and Allaire C. duPont, owner of the champion gelding Kelso, all members of the limited circle of thoroughbred racing’s well-known women. But Chenery was lucky enough to own Secretariat, arguably the greatest race horse…