DON’T MISS OUR SECRETARIAT& RIVA RIDGE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MARCH 30 AT THE MEADOW!
Annual Event will also honor 50th birthday of stablemate Riva Ridge
The Meadow Event Park, historic birthplace of the 1973 Triple Crown champion in Caroline County, will present the annual Secretariat Birthday Celebration on Saturday, March 30 with an array of festivities that will include a 50th birthday tribute to stablemate Riva Ridge. The 1972 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes winner was known as the “horse that saved Meadow Farm.” Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of The Meadow’s Penny Chenery, will be the celebrity host for the event, which will also feature acclaimed sports journalist Steve Haskin, and Steve Jordan, an assistant to trainer Lucien Laurin. READ MORE HERE
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR OUR DERBY DAY AT THE MEADOW
SATURDAY MAY 4
What better place to celebrate the “run for the roses” than the birthplace of Secretariat, Virginia’s own Triple Crown legend! This year our Derby Day Party celebrates the two great Derby champions of Meadow Stable – Secretariat (1973) and the unsung hero Riva Ridge (1972.) Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of Penny Chenery, will host the festivities. More info coming soon!
The Meadow, Birthplace of Secretariat, now listed on the Virginia Landmark Register and the National Register of Historic Places The Meadow Event Park is located at 13191 Dawn Blvd, Doswell VA 23047. TO BOOK A TOUR OF SECRETARIAT’S BIRTHPLACE, contact Leeanne Meadows Ladin, Secretariat tourism manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-363-1683