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State Fair competition results available online

State Fair competition results available online
Many competition results from the 2018 State Fair of Virginia are available online.



Agriculture has nonstop presence at State Fair

Agriculture has nonstop presence at State Fair
From the moment the front gate opens on Sept. 28, Virginia agriculture will be in the spotlight at this year’s State Fair of Virginia.



Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat

Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat
The first Derby Day at the Meadow promises much more than mint juleps.



Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station

Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station
Just in time for the May 5 Kentucky Derby, The Meadow Event Park has installed an exhibit called “Salute to Secretariat—Virginia’s Triple Crown Legend” in the Main Street Station gallery.



New State Fair exhibit will honor Secretariat owner

New State Fair exhibit will honor Secretariat owner
A new exhibit paying tribute to Penny Chenery, owner of Triple Crown champion Secretariat, will debut at the State Fair of Virginia. The exhibit, which will honor her legacy at the birthplace of Secretariat, will serve as the highlight of the Meadow Hall tours during the fair.



Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours

Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours
 “Awwwwwww,” 22 tour participants collectively exhaled after learning that Christopher Chenery never got to see Secretariat win the Triple Crown.



Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival

Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival
This year’s Virginia Horse Festival, March 23-25, offers a wide mix of entertainment and education for horse enthusiasts, dog lovers and festival-goers too.



Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival

Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival
New Virginia Farm Bureau members will receive two adult one-day admission tickets to the 2018 Virginia Horse Festival at The Meadow Event Park March 23-25.



Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information

Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information
Visitors who tour Secretariat’s historic birthplace get the inside scoop.



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