Disney has released the theatrical trailer for Secretariat, which opens in theaters on October 8th. Based on true events, Secretariat tells the story of of Penny Chenery, owner of the racehorse Secretariat, who won the Triple Crown in 1973. It stars Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Scott Glenn, Dylan Walsh and Kevin Connolly.
Check out the trailer below, and read the full synopsis after the jump. Don't forget to take a look at the film's poster in our Secretariat pictures gallery!
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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 twenty-five years.