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Giant pumpkin breaks State Fair record for second year in a row

The winner of this year’s State Fair of Virginia giant pumpkin competition broke his own record.



Secretariat sets another record with giant replica horseshoe

The world’s largest horseshoe, certified by Guinness World Records, is an exact replica of a racing shoe worn by Virginia-born Triple Crown champion Secretariat. 



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

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. 



New Secretariat stride markers installed at The Meadow

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.



Secretariat wins spot on Virginia Legends Walk by a nose

The most famous horse in Thoroughbred racing history has edged his way into the Virginia Legends Walk. Triple Crown winner Secretariat received 50.4 percent of the ballots cast for this year’s candidates of famous Virginians to be included in the history-based walking tour.



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