How rich is Penny Chenery?
Penny Chenery Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 27, 1922|
|Birth place:||New Rochelle, New York, United States|
|Education:||Madeira School, Smith College, Columbia Business School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||John Bayard Tweedy, Sr. (m. 1949), Lennart Ringquist|
|Children:||Kate Chenery Tweedy|
|Siblings:||Hollis B. Chenery|
Penny Chenery net worth, wiki & biography:
Known as “The First Lady of Racing,” Penny Chenery has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Produced Helen Bates Chenery Tweedy on January 27, 1922 in New Rochelle, New York, she is an American sportswoman who bred and raced horses. She and her sibs possessed the infamous Secretariat, the winner of the U.S. Triple Crown in 1973. She attended the Madeira School in McLean, Virginia, a school that provides facilities for riding and placing horses brought in by their pupils. She graduated from Smith College with a diploma in American history.
Penny Chenery Net Worth $10 Million
After graduation in 1943, Chenery worked as an helper for Gibbs and Cox, a company that designed war craft for the Normandy invasion. She joined as a volunteer for Red Cross and traveled to France.
Chenery’s inspiration to join horse breeding and racing was her from father who was the holder of the Meadow Farm. When he died, she took within the farm and pursued her father’s fantasy to win the Kentucky Derby. After several changes in the trainers of their horses, the colt Riva Ridge won the Kentucky Derby as well as the Belmont Stakes. The two-year old Secretariat earned the 1972 American Horse of the Year honors. The two additionally got national attention when Secretariat became the very first Triple Crown winner in 25 years in 1973.
From 1976 to 1984, she served as the President of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. In 2006, she received the Eclipse Award of Merit. The Arlington Park Penny Chenery Prominent Woman in Racing Award was created in her honour. A movie version of her narrative called Secretariat was released in 2010.