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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. )*
Class A Common Stock
January 1, 2004
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
o Rule 13d-1 (b)
x Rule 13d-1 (c)
o Rule 13d-1 (d)
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a
reporting persons initial filing on this form with respect to the subject
class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information
which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required in the remainder of this cover page
shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities
of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the
Act (however, see the notes).
|CUSIP No. 115637-10-0|
|1.||Name of Reporting Person:
Robinson S. Brown, Jr.
|I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above
persons (entities only):
|2.||Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group:|
|3.||SEC Use Only:|
|4.||Citizenship or Place of
United States of America
|6.|| Shared Voting Power:|
|7.|| Sole Dispositive Power:|
|8.||Shared Dispositive Power:|
|9.||Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person:
|10.||Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain
|11.||Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row
|12.||Type of Reporting Person:|
850 Dixie Highway
Louisville, Kentucky 40210
|a)||Name:||Robinson S. Brown, Jr.|
|b)||Principal Business address:||5230 Avish Lane|
|Louisville, Kentucky 40027|
|c)||United States of America|
|d)||Brown-Forman Corporation Class A Common Stock|
Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
(a) o Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) o Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) o Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) o Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) o An investment adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) o An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) o A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) o A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) o A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) o Group, in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).
Item 4. Ownership.
The amount of shares beneficially owned by the undersigned as of January 1, 2004, is as follows:
|(b)||Percent of Class||9.91||%|
|(c)||Sole Voting Power||2,000|
|Shared Voting Power||2,814,783|
|Sole Disposition Power||2,000|
|Shared Disposition Power||2,814,783|
|(d)||The undersigned is filing Schedule 13G rather than an amendment to Schedule 13D because he is the beneficial owner of less than 20% of Brown-Forman Corporation Class A (voting) Common Stock.|
Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following o.
Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.
Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.
Item 10. Certification.
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|Date: February 12, 2004|
|/s/ Robinson S. Brown, Jr.
Robinson S. Brown, Jr.