Horses On Demand: The Thoroughbred Industry’s Virtual Farm Tour Directory

With a growing portion of the population staying home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky are helping folks pass the time by offering virtual tours through their social media channels. The first farm to open its doors to the quarantined public in this manner was Claiborne Farm, which walked […]

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American Pharoah Filly Tops Opening Session Of OBS March Sale At $650,000

Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent was sold to Katsumi Yoshida for $650,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 2/5 at Friday’s Under Tack session was […]

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Runhappy Owner McIngvale Organizes Drives To Feed Houston’s Elderly, Children Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Jim McIngvale, best known in the horse racing sphere as the owner of champion sprinter and young stallion Runhappy, has gotten good at answering the call when his hometown of Houston, Texas, needs him. When Hurricane Katrina hit the Southwest in 2005, “Mattress Mack” opened up two of his Gallery Furniture locations to house over […]

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American Pharoah Filly Fastest At Second OBS March Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 237, a daughter of American Pharoah consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc., (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 March Sale of Two Year Olds in Training. The bay […]

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Runhappy Named Title Sponsor Of 2019 Eclipse Awards, Horse Of The Year

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that champion sprinter and Claiborne Farm stallion Runhappy will be the title sponsor of the 49th annual Runhappy Eclipse Awards presented by Breeders’ Cup, Daily Racing Form and The Stronach Group, on Thursday, January 23. Runhappy also will sponsor the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. […]

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Declaration Of War Filly Tops CTBA January Mixed Sale

A 2-year-old filly by Declaration of War sold for $60,000 to top Tuesday’s California Thoroughbred Breeders Association January Mixed Sale at Fairplex. The filly, out of the Lemon Drop Kid mare Lemarchos, was consigned by Checkmate Thoroughbreds and purchased by O.J. Jauregui, agent for Highland Yard LLC. The highest-priced colt was a 2-year-old California-bred by […]

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Mirahmadi: Malibu, Runhappy A Perfect Marketing Marriage For Mattress Mack

Frank Mirahmadi not only has promptly found his niche as Santa Anita’s track announcer, he’s a perfect fit as its goodwill ambassador as well. Rarely at a loss for words, the ebullient Mirahmadi greeted the sunrise on a wet and windy Thursday morning at Clockers’ Corner at the Arcadia, Calif., track prior to doing an […]

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Runhappy To Be Presenting Sponsor Of 2020 Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group announced today that it has secured Runhappy as the presenting sponsor for the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series taking place on January 25 at Gulfstream Park. On December 14, the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series introduced a new era in the sport of Thoroughbred racing in North America with […]

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Uncle Mo Colt Tops Day Three Of Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale At $410,000

The polarization of the yearling marketplace was on full display during the third session of the 2019 Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, which posted the lowest daily returns of this year’s sale, but also produced the auction’s two most expensive offerings thus far. Wednesday’s session finished with 240 horses sold for revenues of $8,378,100, up 5 […]

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