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Claiborne’s Runhappy To Sponsor Fox Sports’ NYRA Coverage, Met Mile And Travers

The New York Racing Association Inc. (NYRA) today announced that Gallery Racing’s champion sprinter Runhappy, currently standing at Claiborne Farm, will return in 2019 as title sponsor of the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers, as well as the Grade 1, $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap, in addition to sponsoring FOX Sports’ year-round national […]

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Nyquist, Frosted Lead First-Crop Weanling Sires After November Sales

The incoming class of stallions with first weanlings reached its latest measuring point when it tested the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Selected Mixed Sale and the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale earlier this month. When the dust settled, the pair in Godolphin blue filled the exacta by average first-crop weanling sale price. Champion Nyquist and multiple […]

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Claiborne Farm Announces 2019 Fees, Led By War Front At $250,000

The Hancock family’s Claiborne Farm, home of international super-sire War Front, announced 2019 stud fees for its roster to stand at the Paris, Ky.-based farm for the upcoming breeding season. Among 12 stallions currently standing at Claiborne, War Front will remain at $250,000 next year. The leading sire by percentage of lifetime graded stakes winners, […]

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Travers Day Shatters Handle Record; $52 Million Wagered On 13-Race Card

A blockbuster Travers Day card, highlighted by Catholic Boy’s victory in the 149th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, generated all-sources handle of $52,086,597, shattering the previous record set in 2015 by 4.9 percent. All-sources handle, which exceeded the $50 million mark on Travers Day for the first time ever, surpassed the […]

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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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Westwood Gives Velazquez Fourth Win On The Card In Runhappy Stakes

Making his eighth career start and first start since finishing third in the Grade 3 Commonwealth at Keeneland on April 7, Godolphin Racing’s Westwood bested a field of six in the fifth running of the $150,000 Runhappy on Saturday at Belmont Park. Westwood departed from post 2 with Hall of Famer John Velazquez aboard and […]

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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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Gallery Racing/Runhappy Expands NYRA Partnership; Stakes Race Named In Honor Of Sprint Champion

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced an expanded partnership with Gallery Racing – the connections of champion sprinter Runhappy – with new sponsorships covering the Aqueduct winter and spring meets as well as the Belmont spring/summer meet. Gallery Racing/Runhappy will present the pre-race handicapping show Talking Horses, hosted by Andy Serling, at […]

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First Foal A Filly For Breeders’ Cup Sprint Champion Runhappy

The first reported foal sired by Breeders’ Cup Sprint champion Runhappy was born on Sunday, according to Claiborne Farm’s Twitter account. The filly was born at Ashview Farm, the same farm on which the Eclipse Award-winning Runhappy himself was born. Runhappy, a 6-year-old son of Super Saver, compiled a record of seven wins in 10 […]

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Claiborne: Flatter’s 2018 Fee Bumped To $40,000, Mastery To Stand For $25,000

Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

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