Review | Secretariat

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Us Rating: **1/2

This middling sports drama follows the famed 1973 Triple Crown winner and its owner, Penny (a sympathetic and inspiring Diane Lane). While Penny's faith in the stallion ignites confidence in herself, her newfound determination creates conflicts with her traditional husband (a lifeless Dylan Walsh). The racetrack scenes crackle, but the disjointed domestic sequences upset the pace -- and the film stumbles across the finish line. (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, $30)