Birthplace of SecretariatThis famous horsebreeding farm was established in 1936 by Christopher T. Chenery and continued under the management of his daughter, Helen "Penny" Chenery until 1979. Secretariat (1970—1989), also known as "Big Red," was born and trained here. A bright chestnut stallion with a white star and narrow stripe, he was a horse of uncommon excellence as he proved when he captured the Triple Crown in 1973. His win at the Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths won him the love and admiration of the nation. Other notable Thoroughbreds such as Riva Ridge, Hill Prince and First Landing also were raised at Meadow Farm.
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|Marker Number||ND 10|
|Placed By||Department of Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:32pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 287104 N 4191933|
|Decimal Degrees||37.85001667, -77.41975000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 51.001', W 77° 25.185'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 51' 0.06" N, 77° 25' 11.10" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13101-13189 VA-30, Doswell VA 23047, US|
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