horse racing

A rising population in New Kent County is bringing economic growth to the “rural bedroom community,” accompanied by tension about its future course. Read more


Meadow Event Park raises funds to establish a heritage center dedicated to legendary racehorse Secretariat. Read more


Virginia Horse Festival events celebrate the legacy of racehorses Secretariat and Riva Ridge, while plans emerge for a new heritage center. Read more


With Colonial Downs set to reopen in New Kent, Virginia officials hope off-site gambling will boost the equine industry. Read more


Main Street Station hosts an exhibition on the legendary horse, while his birthplace, now the Meadow Event Park, holds its first-ever Derby Day event. Read more


Robin Traywick Williams is the winner of the sixth Best Unpublished Novel contest sponsored by James River Writers and Richmond magazine. Her book, The Key to the Quarter Pole, centers on an independent woman with a passion for horse racing. Read more

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