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Secretariat Birthday Celebration At The Meadow Set For March 24-26

It’s been 47 years since legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born at The Meadow in Caroline County, Virginia on March 30, 1970. Today his historic birthplace is the celebration destination for legions of devoted fans who wish to remember the great racehorse and meet members of the Meadow Stable team he took on the […]

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Secretariat’s Birthplace Named To National Register Of Historic Places

The birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, located in The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Va., has been named to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. Known as the Meadow Historic District, the designation includes the foaling shed where Racing Hall of Famer Secretariat was born on March […]

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Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow Set for March 27-29

The annual Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County will have extra horsepower this year. Fans can enjoy an even bigger celebration for “Big Red” at his birthplace as a major highlight of the new Virginia Horse Festival, March 27-29. The expanded schedule of birthday festivities will include: •    Celebrity appearances […]

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Turcotte, Maple, Davis to Reunite at Secretariat’s Birthday Celebration

It’s been almost 44 years since legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born at The Meadow on March 30, 1970, and legions of devoted fans are still celebrating the birthday of “America’s Super Horse.” The annual Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow in Doswell, Virginia will offer fans a triple treat on Saturday, March 29, […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: Walking in Secretariat’s Hoofprints

Just off Interstate 95 in central Virginia is a place that any Thoroughbred fan considers hallowed ground. The Meadow, the farm where Secretariat was born and raised, has been in the news several times in recent decades, and the news hasn’t been very good—it’s been bought, and put up for auction, and up for sale […]

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Chenery, Turcotte Celebrate Big Red’s Birthday with Fans

Penny Chenery and Ron Turcotte joined over 1,000 fans March 30 to celebrate Secretariat’s 43th birthday in Virginia. Chenery, her daughter Kate Tweedy, and Turcotte were the guests of honor at The Meadow Event Park, which is now home to the State Fair of Virginia. The park is located on the site of the former […]

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Secretariat Connections To Reunite For His Birthday

Secretariat owner Penny Tweedy Chenery, jockey Ron Turcotte, and exercise rider Charlie Davis will be on hand to celebrate the Triple Crown winner’s birthday at The Meadow in Doswell, Virginia on March 29 and 30. “It really is a historic reunion,” event director Leeanne Ladin told The Virginian-Pilot. “I don’t think that Penny and Ron […]

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