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Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station

Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station
Just in time for the May 5 Kentucky Derby, The Meadow Event Park has installed an exhibit called “Salute to Secretariat—Virginia’s Triple Crown Legend” in the Main Street Station gallery.



Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat

Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat
The first Derby Day at the Meadow promises much more than mint juleps.



Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours

Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours
 “Awwwwwww,” 22 tour participants collectively exhaled after learning that Christopher Chenery never got to see Secretariat win the Triple Crown.



Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival

Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival
This year’s Virginia Horse Festival, March 23-25, offers a wide mix of entertainment and education for horse enthusiasts, dog lovers and festival-goers too.



Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival

Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival
New Virginia Farm Bureau members will receive two adult one-day admission tickets to the 2018 Virginia Horse Festival at The Meadow Event Park March 23-25.



Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information

Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information
Visitors who tour Secretariat’s historic birthplace get the inside scoop.



Groundshaker star attraction of Hoofprints of History Tours

Groundshaker star attraction of Hoofprints of History Tours
It’s been a long time since Thoroughbred horses have lived at Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, but things have come full circle.



Derby contenders have no shortage of Secretariat bloodlines

The Kentucky Derby has been called the most exciting 2 minutes in all of sports. In 1973 Virginia-born Secretariat made it the most exciting 1 minute and 59 and two-fifths seconds.



New licensing agreement will enhance experiences at Secretariat’s birthplace

New licensing agreement will enhance experiences at Secretariat’s birthplace
The Meadow Event Park is now an officially licensed affiliate of Secretariat.com, which oversees the development and management of Secretariat-related enterprises for the Chenery family.



State Fair of Virginia records second-highest attendance since 2009

State Fair of Virginia records second-highest attendance since 2009
The State Fair of Virginia’s 2017 attendance was nearly 250,000, the second-highest since the fair moved to The Meadow Event Park in 2009.



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