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The Meadow Event Park to host Secretariat Birthday Celebration

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The Meadow Event Park, historic Caroline County birthplace of the 1973 Triple Crown champion, will present its annual Secretariat Birthday Celebration on March 30. The festivities 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.”

State Fair competition results available online

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Many competition results from the 2018 State Fair of Virginia are available online.

Agriculture has nonstop presence at State Fair

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From the moment the front gate opens on Sept. 28, Virginia agriculture will be in the spotlight at this year’s State Fair of Virginia.

New State Fair exhibit will honor Secretariat owner

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A new exhibit paying tribute to Penny Chenery, owner of Triple Crown champion Secretariat, will debut at the State Fair of Virginia. The exhibit, which will honor her legacy at the birthplace of Secretariat, will serve as the highlight of the Meadow Hall tours during the fair.

Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station

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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

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

Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information

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Visitors who tour Secretariat’s historic birthplace get the inside scoop.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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