A French wine importer, Kenis campaigned runners with late wife, Audrey Skirball-Kenis, who raced in the name 3 Plus U Stable. Stakes winners campaigned by Kenis alone or with his wife included graded winners Mazel Trick, See You Soon, and Sixieme Sens. French-bred See You Soon scored her major win in the 1998 Ramona Handicap (gr. IT).
Charles Kenis, who raced several California graded stakes winners, died July 21 at his Los Angeles home after a recent illness. He was 95.