Triple Treat – Celebrate Secretariat, Riva Ridge & Penny Chenery April 23 in Ashland

Saturday, April 23, 5-7 pm, The Depot, 107 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland, VA.

Help celebrate Secretariat’s birthday, the 50th anniversary of Riva Ridge’s Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes wins, and the first lady of thoroughbred racing Penny Chenery’s 100th birthday.

Join the authors of Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend — Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of Penny Chenery, and Leeanne Meadows Ladin along with special guests for a reception, video presentation, and book signing. Special memorabilia will be on display. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar with wine, beer, and a special Meadow Farm Mint Julep will be available.

Secretariat shown in the 1973 Belmont Stakes. Photo courtesy of AP.

An exclusive screening of the film “Remembering Riva Ridge” by John Tweedy will be shown and a model of the magnificent Secretariat statue proposed for Virginia will be on display.

Tickets are $20 in advance. Tickets at the door will be $25. Registration and payment details are below, and interested parties can email for details. Proceeds will benefit the Ashland Museum.

Kate Chenery Tweedy, agt the Colonial Downs- Rosie’s Gaming Emporium ribbon cutting ceremony July 1st, 2019

Questions? Call 804-368-7314, or email or through the Contact page. Information also available at Secretariat’s Meadow Facebook page or