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ⓘ Penny Chenery




                                     

ⓘ Penny Chenery

Helen Bates "Penny" Chenery Tweedy was an American sportswoman. She was born in New Rochelle, New York. Chenery bred and raced Secretariat, the 1973 winner of the Triple Crown. In addition to breeding Secretariat, Chenery bred Saratoga Dew, who became the first New York-bred horse to ever win an Eclipse Award when the filly was voted the 1992 American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly.

In March 2011, Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia awarded Chenery an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

Chenery died on September 16, 2017 at her home in Boulder, Colorado from complications from a stroke at the age of 95.