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Chris Antley
Original name: Christopher Wiley Antley
Birth: Jan. 6, 1966
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2000
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Horseracing Jockey. Began his career in New York and was the nation's leading rider in 1985 with 469 wins. He was the first jockey to win nine races in a single day. His career 19,719 mounts resulted in 3,480 wins compiling earnings of $9.2 million. He was a two-time Kentucky Derby winner but is remembered most for his ride aboard Charismatic in 1999 when after winning the Derby and the Preakness narrowly missed being a triple crown winner by finishing third at Belmont. The horse had sustained a broken leg during the race. At the young age of 34, he was found dead at his Pasadena, California residence. His death was considered a homicide by officials until investigation proved he had died from a fall during which he sustained a serious head injury. His body was transported to Elloree, a small town in South Carolina he considered his hometown. A service was conducted at the First Baptist Church with many jockeys and horse racing officials in attendance. (bio by: Donald Greyfield) 
Son of Les and Michelle Antley
We Will Meet Again
Bookhart Cemetery
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Family plot
GPS (lat/lon): 33.54873, -80.59212
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Donald Greyfield
Record added: Dec 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8195311
Chris Antley
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- DeeDee Lunsford
 Added: Feb. 21, 2017
Chris, you have an old friend there with you now. Bless you both and give you both peace.
- jameeh
 Added: Feb. 20, 2017
A sad day today, Charismatic died today. I know you were there to greet him and that now you will be together forever. Love and hugs to both of you.
- Leanne
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017
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