Media & News

Media Contact:

Greg Hicks
E-mail:ghicks@meadoweventpark.com
Phone: 804-290-1139

Recent News

  • The Meadow’s Secretariat-themed LOVEwork sign will be new attraction at State Fair

    (DOSWELL—September 18, 2015)—The Meadow Event Park, home of the State Fair of Virginia and the birthplace of Secretariat, recently unveiled its new LOVEwork sign, part of a statewide tourism program that promotes the Virginia Is For Lovers message. The sign will be a highlight of the Salute to Secretariat daily feature of the State Fair, which will run Sept. 25 […]

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  • New Secretariat stride markers installed at The Meadow

    DOSWELL—Hailed as “America’s Super Horse” in 1973, the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat possessed many attributes that contributed to his racing prowess. One of the most notable was his ground-swallowing 25-foot stride. Coupled with his flawless physique, enormous heart, fierce will to win and sheer love of running, that far-reaching stride carried him into the record books and beyond. Today, […]

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  • Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow named to National Register of Historic Places

    DOSWELL—The birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat located in The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County has been named to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. Known as the Meadow Historic District, the designation includes the foaling shed where Secretariat was born on March 30, 1970; his training barn, where he wore his first […]

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  • K95 CountryFest returns to The Meadow for an afternoon and evening of music, demolition derby and country fun

    Artists include the Charlie Daniels Band, The Swon Brothers; VIP CountryClub Experience and cornhole tournament returning; demolition derby will add a little ‘crunch’ DOSWELL (May 6, 2015)— The second annual K95 CountryFest at The Meadow will deliver a  full afternoon and evening of summer fun and country music June 20 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The music […]

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  • Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow named to Virginia Landmarks Register

    (DOSWELL, March 19, 2015)— The Virginia Department of Historic Resources today named the birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat at The Meadow to the Virginia Landmarks Register. Known as the Meadow Historic District, the designation includes the foaling shed where Secretariat was born on March 30, 1970; his training barn, where he wore his first saddle and bridle; the […]

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