Lukas Extracharismatic

Title

Lukas Extracharismatic

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb’s parody of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Episode I, released in May of 1999, features racehorses Charismatic, Silverbulletday, and Menifee before the 1999 Belmont Stakes and Charismatic’s career-ending injury.

Also depicted are Charismatic’s owners Robert and Beverly Lewis and trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Silverbulletday’s trainer, Bob Baffert, appears behind the filly, and W. Elliot Walden, Menifee’s trainer, is also featured. New York Racing Association’s Kenny Noe, Jr. is depicted holding the Belmont Stakes trophy. 

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1999

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

Pen and ink with watercolor; 18.75 x 14.5 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink with watercolor

Physical Dimensions

18.75 x 14.5 in.

Files

FC2724.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Lukas Extracharismatic,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 13, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/109.

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