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Bob and Beverly Lewis at the Peakness, 1999

Posted on May 16, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Owners Bob and  Beverly Lewis after thier horse Charismatic won the 124 th Preakness Stakes May 15, 1999 to claim the second leg of horse racing's triple crown. Charismatic would fall short of the triple crown, finishing third in the Belmont Stakes after jockey Chris Antley eased Charismatic up in the final furlong of the race because he felt the horse's leg break. The Lewises, who made their money in the beer industry, did not get into horse racing until the 1990s. They had had six Eclipse Award winning horses, including Silver Charm and Charismatic. The couple were awarded the Ecplise Award of Merit in 1997, the industry's highest honor. Other notable horses owned by the Lewis' include: Timber Country, Serena's Song, Fokelore, and Orientate. Bob Lewis died in 2006. In 2007, a Kentucky Derby prep race was renamed in his honor. Photo by Mark Conrelison | staff

Owners Bob and Beverly Lewis after their horse, Charismatic, won the 124th Preakness Stakes on May 15, 1999, to claim the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. Charismatic would fall short of the Triple Crown, finishing third in the Belmont Stakes after jockey Chris Antley eased Charismatic up in the final furlong of the race because he felt the horse’s leg break. The Lewises, who made their money in the beer industry, did not get into horse racing until the 1990s. They had had six Eclipse Award-winning horses, including Silver Charm and Charismatic. The couple were awarded the Ecplise Award of Merit in 1997, the industry’s highest honor. Other notable horses owned by the Lewises included Timber Country, Serena’s Song, Folklore and Orientate. Bob Lewis died in 2006. In 2007, a Kentucky Derby prep race was renamed in his honor. Photo by Mark Conrelison | Staff

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