Terlingua(1990 - February 13, 2009)
Terlingua by Secretariat, out of Crimson Saint by Crimson Satan. She was said to truly be “her father’s daughter.” Named for the Texas town famous for its hot chili, Terlingua started burning up the track her first time out. Considered one of the fastest fillies of her generation, she became the darling of California racing fans. She launched Quarter Horse trainer D. Wayne Lukas on his new career racing Thoroughbreds. Unbeaten as a two-year-old out West, Terlingua tasted her first defeat in the East. She reignited as a three-year-old and won several more races until she sustained a slab fracture in her right knee at age four. Then, as a broodmare, “the brilliant daughter of Secretariat” outdid herself again, producing the incredible Storm Cat. He became one of the most influential stallions in racing, with a stud fee of $500,000 at one time. Terlingua lived to be 32.