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Viva Riva! Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Riva Ridge’s Derby Victory

                                                                                 In 1969, a muddy-bay colt with floppy ears would be saved from the floodwaters of Hurricane Camille at his Virginia farm. Later, he would rescue the same farm as it was sinking into debt and preserve it as … Continue reading

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Author Adventures with Big Red on the Red Carpet

  In the spirit of Secretariat’s record-smashing performance in the Derby, you could call the Kentucky leg of our “Barnstorming Book Tour” the “Every Furlong Faster” tour. Kate arrived in the Bluegrass State direct from the red carpet, having attended the “Secretariat” movie premiere in … Continue reading

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Secretariat’s Meadow Galloping into Kentucky

Our Barnstorming Book Tour is going along at a fast clip!  October will kick off with a crowded field of events! First,  Kate and Penny will be going to LA for the long-awaited premiere of the Secretariat film on Sept. … Continue reading

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