(Secretatiat.com) For 40 years, Penny Chenery has told the stories of her champion thoroughbreds, Riva Ridge and Secretariat. Now, she’s ready to tell her own story…
Penny Chenery and the Secretariat Foundation are pleased to invite you to attend the world premiere screening of her new documentary film, “Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat’s Owner” – the stunningly honest account of Penny’s life produced by John Tweedy’s Landlocked Films and narrated by Diane Lane.
The screening will be held in Lexington, Kentucky at the Fasig-Tipton auction pavilion on Friday evening, September 20th with festivities beginning at 6:00 pm and the 60 minute film expected to start playing at 7:30 pm. The optional VIP Admission invites ticketed guest to join Mrs. Chenery and her Meadow Stable team: jockey Ron Turcotte, exercise rider Charlie Davis, as well as esteemed author Bill Nack and other attending racing celebrities prior to the screening for a private cocktail reception featuring an open bar and regional Kentucky cuisine, and again following the film for an after-screening dessert reception.
a) General Admission Film Ticket – Includes admission to film only – $40 per person.
b) VIP Admission Ticket – Includes film admission and access to both the cocktail and dessert receptions – $95 per person.
c) VIP Deluxe Admission Ticket – Includes one reserved seat film admission, access to both the cocktail and dessert receptions and a commmorative DVD of the film autographed by Mrs. Chenery – $150 per person.
Reception guests will have the opportunity to personally meet the filmmakers, featured cast, and members of the original Meadow Racing Stable.
Tickets are available on a first-come basis exclusively thru Secretariat.com. You may also purchase tickets by phone by calling (502) 893-7997.
NOTE: The actual tickets to the screening will only be available thru will-call at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion located at 2400 Newtown Pike in Lexington, beginning at 4:30 pm on day of the event. No tickets will be mailed.