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Before there was Big Red…there was “the Great Red Fox”

                                                          A century before Meadow Stable, home of Hall of Famers Secretariat, Riva Ridge, Hill Prince and Cicada, put Doswell, Virginia on the racing map, Bullfield Stable in nearby Hanover County dominated the American racing scene.  Its most famous son … Continue reading

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Setting Secretariat’s Preakness Record Straight…It’s About Time!

                                            One second.  That’s all that stands between Secretariat and a complete record-breaking sweep of the Triple Crown. If Penny Chenery and the president of the Maryland Jockey Club, Thomas Chuckas,  can prevail, this situation will finally be rectified after 40 years. … Continue reading

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The Big Red Flame Keeps Burning Up the Track

(We’re a bit behind schedule because of the holidays but wanted to get in one more post before the New Year, so thanks for your patience.) In our last post we promised to write about all the Secretariat descendants who … Continue reading

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A Rocky Mountain High for Secretariat’s Meadow

Have been on a “Rocky Mountain high” since our whirlwind trip to Denver for the advance screening of the Secretariat movie on Sunday September 12.  Over 400 guests of the Chenery family attended and so did Entertainment Tonight! They interviewed Penny and … Continue reading

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Secretariat’s Meadow – Out of the Gate and onto Amazon Bestseller List in Horse Books

This glory may be fleeting but I’m going to savor the moment. At this writing, Secretariat’s Meadow is ranked #1 in several categories on Amazon:  bestseller overall in Horses and Horse Racing books and bestseller in  new releases for Horses and Horse Racing … Continue reading

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Kicking off our Barnstorming Book Tour!

  And they’re off!”    We are out of the starting gate for our “Barnstorming Book Tour” to promote “Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend.”  Kate Chenery Tweedy and I are the co-authors of this new pictorial history … Continue reading

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