Ron Turcotte is a humble, soft-spoken, gracious, retired Canadian racehorse jockey best known as the rider of the thoroughbred Secretariat. In 1965 he won the Preakness aboard Tom Rolfe. In 1970, he was honored to meet her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II when she presented him with the winning trophy for the Manitoba Centennial Derby, a race he won with the Canadian filly Fanfreluche. In 1970 he also became the only jockey to win the Hialeah Turf Series (the Palm Beach, Bougainvillea and Hialeah Turf Cup) aboard the grass horse Vent du Nord. In 1972 he rode Riva Ridge to victories in the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. By winning Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont stakes with Secretariat in 1973, he became the first jockey in 70 years to win back to back Kentucky Derbys and the only jockey to win five of six consecutive Triple Crown races.

In 1973, Ron won the most coveted prize in racing when, as the regular jockey for Secretariat, he became the first jockey in 25 years to win America’s Triple Crown. To this day, Secretariat is still considered by many to be the greatest thoroughbred of all time! In the 2010 Disney movie Secretariat, Ron Turcotte’s role as Secretariat’s jockey is played by Otto Thorwarth, a real-life jockey himself.


Ron Turcotte – Secretariat – PSA/DNA Autographed 8×10 Glossy Photo Print

  • Auction ends January 14
  • Autographed by Ron Turcotte
  • 8×10 Photo Print
  • Secretariat
  • Triple Crown Champion
  • PSA/DNA Certified
  • Signed in Blue Marker
  • Racing Hall of Fame