Secretariat Colonial Downs Day At The Races Scheduled for Monday August 30

Ticketing is now open for the upcoming Secretariat Day at the Races , Monday August 30 at Colonial Downs racetrack!

Join Kate Tweedy, Leeanne Ladin, Jocelyn Russell and the team on for all the action taking place at the track in New Kent, Virginia. Big Red fans near and far are invited to join this festive gathering for an exploratory conversation to commemorate Secretariat with his own bronze statue in Virginia, his birth state.

Secretariat’s first statue was unveiled at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The event begins when gates open at 12:45 p.m at the track’s exclusive fourth floor clubhouse Sky Suites overlooking the historic Secretariat Turf Course. A luncheon buffet and cash bar will be available throughout the majority of the day, which also includes a book-signing, silent auction, and an afternoon of live racing with first post at 1:45 p.m.

Kate Tweedy will be a featured speaker at the New Kent event, which features a silent auction of Secretariat memorabilia on both the 30th and 31st.

Please note: Spacing for this event is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. No physical tickets are necessary for this event. Upon your arrival at the track, please proceed to the fourth Floor for check-in and wrist-banding. We look forward to seeing you soon!

For those of you who wish to extend your racing fun and enjoy the festivities of the prestigious Virginia Derby on Tuesday the following day, please visit for more information. Note: Out-of-towners can enjoy special Colonial Downs guest rates at the Hampton Inn and DoubleTree hotels near the Richmond airport.