Who was the horse that broke his leg at the belmont stakes about 6 years ago after winning the first 2 legs?
He won the kentucky derby and the preakness but lost at belmont.
1999 Charismatic, ch. c. Robert and Beverly Lewis Parish Hill Farm and W. S. Farish D. Wayne Lukas 1:55.3/5.
Charismatic, who came within two lengths of becoming the 12th Triple Crown winner, has become the latest North American stallion or stallion prospect to be sold to Japanese interests.
The six-year-old son of Summer Squall will relocate to Japan after being sold to the Japan Racing Association for an undisclosed price in a deal brokered by bloodstock agent Rollin Baugh. Charismatic had stood his first three seasons at William S. Farish's Lane's End near Versailles, Kentucky.
Winner of the 1999 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness Stakes (G1), Charismatic retired to Lane's End after suffering career-ending fractures in his left front leg in the Belmont Stakes (G1), in which he finished third, only 1 陆 lengths behind Lemon Drop Kid. Charismatic stood his first three seasons for $35,000.
Charismatic's first crop of yearlings was well received at the summer and fall yearling sales, and 38 have been sold this year for an average of $70,295 and median of $42,000. The group includes a half sister to Point Given, out of the Turkoman mare Turko's Turn, purchased by Eugene Melnyk for $450,000 at the Keeneland September sale. Melnyk also purchased a colt out of the Strike the Gold mare Elusive Gold for $260,000 at the September sale.
Bred in Kentucky by Farish and Parrish Hill Farm, Charismatic is out of the Drone mare Bali Babe, who is also the dam of Grade 1 winner Millennium Wind, Grade 2 winner Tossofthecoin, and stakes-placed winners Bahatur and Constant Demand.
Charismatic, who won five of 17 career starts and earned $2,038,064, rose to the top of his generation in one of the more unique scenarios in recent racing history.
After winning just one of seven starts as a two-year-old and losing his first two starts at three for owners Bob and Beverly Lewis, Charismatic was entered in a $62,500 claiming race at Santa Anita Park by trainer D. Wayne Lukas. The colt responded with a victory via disqualification.
He then finished second in an allowance race at Santa Anita, second by a head in the El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Bay Meadows Race Course, and fourth in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) won by General Challenge.
Charismatic jumped unexpectedly into the Triple Crown picture with a sharp victory in Keeneland's Coolmore Lexington Stakes (G2) just 15 days after the Santa Anita Derby, then scored his upset Kentucky Derby win under jockey Chris Antley another 14 days later.
Charismatic proved his Derby was no fluke two weeks later at Pimlico Race Course with a 1 1/2-length win over Derby runner-up Menifee in the Preakness. Although apparently suffering fractures in the latter stages of the Belmont, he crossed the wire in third before Antley pulled him up and cradled his injured leg鈥攁 move that many credited with saving the horse's life鈥攗ntil veterinarians could assist him.
Charismatic underwent subsequent successful surgery to repair the injury and bred a full book of 106 mares in 2000.
Charismatic joins dual classic winner War Emblem, champion sprinter Squirtle Squirt, and Grade 1 winner Swept Overboard, who were sold earlier this year, in moving to stand in Japan.鈥擳om Law.
However, in 1993, the Belmont Stakes was won by Julie Krone on board Colonial Affair, on a dark and rainy day in New York. During the race, Prairie Bayou, winner of the Preakness, who went off as one of the top choices, broke his leg and had to be destroyed.
Charismatic. He broke down just before the wire at the Belmont, and his jockey, the late Chris Antley, kept the weight off his leg before the horse ambulance arrived. He survived to stand stud and has sired a number of good horses, including Sun King, one of the leading 3-year-olds last season.
|Motorcycle Racing Martial Arts Horse Racing Hockey Handball|
Sports Categories--Copyright/IP Policy--Contact Webmaster