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Heather Benson, general manager of the North Dakota Horse Park, presents her horse, Cyclone Larry, to the media Friday at the horse park. Cyclone Larry will be playing Secretariat in a Disney movie to be released next year. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Hoofing it to Hollywood

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Cyclone Larry has always lived his life on the fast track. Now the Casselton, N.D., thoroughbred can hoof it to Hollywood.

Larry, a 3-year-old race horse owned by Heather Benson, the general manager of Fargo's North Dakota Horse Park, was recently chosen in an online equine casting call for the Disney film "Secretariat."


Within a week of Benson sending in Larry's photos and biography, a star was born.

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