November 27, 2016

What more wonderful Christmas present could there be in the whole world than Charismatic?

Members of Charismatic's Inner Circle will receive this certificate with Barbara Livingston’s beautiful photo of Charismatic’s 1999 Kentucky Derby win.

Members of Charismatic’s Inner Circle will receive this certificate with Barbara Livingston’s beautiful photo of Charismatic’s 1999 Kentucky Derby win.

For $199.99 you can help fund the 1999 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner’s return home and be a member of Charismatic’s Inner Circle. Receive a token of appreciation and invitation to a special event with Charismatic. But most of all, what a wonderful gift you can give to Charismatic!

Charismatic
CH H foaled March 13, 1996
Summer Squall – Bali Babe (Drone)
Breeder: Parrish Hill Farm & W. S. Farish, KY
Owners: Robert B. and Beverly J. Lewis
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey (Triple Crown races): Chris W. Antley, (Lexington Stakes): Jerry Bailey
(other wins): Laffit Pincay, Jr., Chris McCarron
Winner of the 1999 Kentucky Derby, 1999 Preakness, 3rd in the 1999 Belmont Stakes
Derby prep win: 1999 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland
17 5-2-4, $2,038,064
1999 Horse of the Year & Champion 3 Year Old Colt
at stud: (2000-2002) Lane’s End Farm, KY, (2003-2016) JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, Japan
Retiring to Old Friends 2016

Old Friends thanks JBBA, and thank you to the Robert and Beverly Lewis Family Foundation and Tito’s Handmade Vodka for very generous contributions toward Charismatic’s return home.

Like all stallions entering the country from overseas, Charismatic will go through a multi-step government-required quarantine before and after his arrival at Old Friends. This period lasts for a variable number of weeks before he can be available for visits. For news, check @oldfriendsfarm on Twitter, oldfriendsequine.org, and our Facebook page.

And check back here for perspectives on our preparations. Coming next: Charismatic will be the first horse to use Old Friends’ brand new, luxurious quarantine suite! Get a photo look at what he’ll enjoy.

Watch Channel 18’s spot about Charismatic’s
fundraising drive with footage of Silver Charm and War Emblem
(and Boule d’Or and Eldaafer & his goats and T.J. …)

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Beth

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