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‘It’s Gonna Be Quick’: Runhappy To Sponsor Kentucky Downs Meet

The fastest five days in horse racing now is officially the Runhappy Meet at Kentucky Downs, thanks to a sponsorship agreement with Houston furniture magnate Jim McIngvale, owner of the former sprint champion and current stallion Runhappy. The Runhappy Meet at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., runs Aug. 31 and Sept. 5, 7, 8 and […]

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Bonus Offered To Juveniles By Runhappy At Saratoga In 2020

A $100,000 bonus will be paid to any offspring of champion sprinter Runhappy who wins an unrestricted maiden race during the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course in 2020, when his progeny will race for the first time as 2-year-olds. The bonus will be paid by Jim McIngvale, whose colors Runhappy carried while winning seven […]

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Longshot Workaholic Gets The Job Done In Cicada Stakes

James McIngvale’s 36-1 longshot Workaholic lived up to her moniker, making up ground in deep stretch before overtaking 6-5 favorite Miss Imperial in the final furlong to win the 27th running of the $100,000 Cicada for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Out of the gate, Workaholic stayed off the early speed as a […]

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Goodprofit Returns Maiden-Breaking Effort In Louisiana Jewel

Delta Downs hosted a pair of stakes races on Friday night which included the $100,000 Louisiana Jewel for Louisiana-bred 2-year-old fillies and the $75,000 Treasure Chest for 3-year-old and up fillies and mares. The Louisiana Jewel turned into a coming out party for James Mcingvale’s Goodprofit, who broke her maiden while under jockey Gerard Melancon. […]

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Runhappy Named Title Sponsor Of 149th Travers

Champion sprinter Runhappy, currently standing at Claiborne Farm, will be the title sponsor of the 149th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers on August 25, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today. As part of an expanded relationship with NYRA, Runhappy has also been named presenting sponsor of the Grade 1, […]

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Runhappy, Gallery Racing New Sponsor Of Met Mile

Gallery Racing – the connections of champion sprinter Runhappy – will sponsor the 2018 Grade 1, $1.2 million Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap,the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today. Gallery Racing/Runhappy will be the presenting sponsor of the 125th running of the Metropolitan Handicap for 3-year-olds and up on Belmont Park’s main track on Belmont Stakes […]

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Sam Houston Thoroughbred Meet Kicks Off Friday Jan. 19

Sam Houston Race Park is in final preparations for its 2018 live racing season. Friday January 19 is opening night of the Thoroughbred meet which continues through March 17. A blustery winter storm, which forced school closings on Tuesday, will be gone by Thursday, with a promising weather forecast for this weekend.  Post time is 7:00 pm on Friday and 6:00 pm (Central) on Saturday. The […]

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‘Mattress Mack’ Opens Gallery Furniture Locations As Shelters For Hurricane Harvey Victims

As part of the massive effort to help aid families displaced by Hurricane Harvey, longtime Houston businessman Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale has opened up two of his Gallery Furniture locations for residents needing shelter. Time.com reports that McIngvale, who has been known for his charitable work over the years, announced on the Gallery Furniture Facebook page on […]

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In The Stud Presented By KERx: Runhappy, New For 2017

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2017, or stallions that have not yet had their first crop […]

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‘Like A Miracle’: McIngvale Arranges For Eragon’s Argentinian Breeder To Attend Pegasus

When Hortensia Kraupa-Tuskany punched in the numbers to dial James McIngvale’s phone number, she was a bit nervous, but gathered up her courage to speak to the new owners of the horse born on her farm six years ago. According to thoroughbredracing.com, when McIngvale’s sister found out that the woman she was speaking to was […]

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