On March 30, 1970, a legend was born. A fiery red colt named Secretariat took his first breath in a foaling shed at Christopher Chenery’s Meadow Stable in Caroline County, Virginia. In 1973, he left the world breathless with his spectacular and incomparable Triple Crown.
On March 28, 2020, Secretariat’s birthplace, now known as The Meadow Event Park, will be the site of the official celebration honoring the immortal champion’s 50th birthday and his enduring legacy. Read more here.
Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow Event Park is listed on the state and national historic registers and offers narrated tours by reservation. See https://www.meadoweventpark.com/secretariat-birthplace-tours for more information. The Meadow Event Park is located at 13191 Dawn Blvd, Doswell VA 23047.