Monthly Archives: March 2014

Great Meadow Purchases Fleming Farm for $1.8 Million

The purchase of Fleming Farm by Great Meadow will allow the facility to host selection trials for the Olympics. (Wikipedia)

The purchase of Fleming Farm by Great Meadow will allow the facility to host selection trials for the Olympics. (Wikipedia)

On Friday, February 28, Great Meadow completed the $1.8 million purchase of 174-acre Fleming Farm, a property adjacent to the 200-acre Great Meadow.

The sale nearly doubles the size of Great Meadow and allows the outdoor center to host selection trials for the Olympic equestrian discipline of three-day eventing. Great Meadow currently hosts approximately 40 events and draws more… Continue reading

Secretariat Birthday Celebration to be Held at the Meadow

Press Release from the Meadow Event Park: Event Honors Legendary Champion and the Men who Rode Him

Secretariat

DOSWELL, VA – It’s been almost 44 years since legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born at The Meadow on March 30, 1970, and legions of devoted fans are still celebrating the birthday of “America’s Super Horse.”

The annual Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow in Doswell, Virginia will offer fans a triple treat on Saturday, March 29, reuniting the three men… Continue reading

Colonial Downs, VHBPA to Meet with Mediator on Days

The VHBPA and Colonial Downs will meet with a mediator in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond on Wednesday, March 12, to attempt to resolve the days dispute. (Wikipedia)

The VHBPA and Colonial Downs will meet with a mediator in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond on Wednesday, March 12, to attempt to resolve the days dispute. (Wikipedia)

The Virginia HBPA and Colonial Downs will meet with a mediator from the McCammon Group on Wednesday to try to reach an agreement on days. The mediator is retired federal magistrate judge Dennis Dohnal, who has worked with both groups on other cases prior to this mediation.

Newly-appointed Secretary of Commerce… Continue reading