SECRETARIAT DAY AT THE RACES AT COLONIAL DOWNS RACETRACK IN VIRGINIA ON AUGUST 30
Big Red fans are invited to join the Secretariat.com
team for a gathering at the historic Secretariat Turf Course at Colonial Downs in New Kent, Virginia.
The event kicks off with a luncheon program at the track’s exclusive fourth floor clubhouse Sky Suites featuring authors Kate Tweedy and Leeanne Ladin and sculptor Jocelyn Russell. They will host an exploratory conversation about commemorating Secretariat with his own bronze statue in his birth state.
Gates open at 12:45 p.m. A luncheon buffet and cash bar will be available throughout the majority of the day, which also includes a book-signing, silent auction and an afternoon of live racing with first call to post at 1:45 p.m
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SECRETARIAT BIRTHPLACE TOURS SUSPENDED: The regular narrated tours at The Meadow have been suspended indefinitely due to Covid. Please check www.meadoweventpark.com for updates.
MARCH 30, 2020 RETIREMENT MESSAGE from LEEANNE MEADOWS LADIN, former Secretariat tourism manager/historian at The Meadow and co-author of “Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend” and “Riva Ridge – Penny’s First Champion” with Kate Chenery Tweedy. READ HERE: http://www.secretariatsmeadow.com/message-from-Leeanne/
Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow is listed on the state and national historic registers.