Charismatic was introduced at a news conference Dec. 12 at Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement center on Paynes Depot Road near Georgetown. Charismatic, whose 1999 Triple Crown bid ended with a third-place finish and a broken leg at the Belmont Stakes, died Feb. Sunday. The cause of death was internal bleeding from a severely broken pelvis.
Charismatic was introduced at a news conference Dec. 12 at Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement center on Paynes Depot Road near Georgetown. Charismatic, whose 1999 Triple Crown bid ended with a third-place finish and a broken leg at the Belmont Stakes, died Feb. Sunday. The cause of death was internal bleeding from a severely broken pelvis. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Charismatic was introduced at a news conference Dec. 12 at Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement center on Paynes Depot Road near Georgetown. Charismatic, whose 1999 Triple Crown bid ended with a third-place finish and a broken leg at the Belmont Stakes, died Feb. Sunday. The cause of death was internal bleeding from a severely broken pelvis. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic died of pelvic bleeding

February 21, 2017 12:49 PM