Where is Runhappy now?

Formerly known as the Diablo, this race has been renamed for the Super Saver horse, Runhappy who had an impressive career and currently stands at Claiborne Farm. His biggest and only victory in New York was the 2015 King’s Bishop, currently named the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial.

Does Mattress Mack own Runhappy?

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.

Why is it called the Runhappy Travers?

The race is named for William R. Travers, the first president of Saratoga who won the iaugural running in 1864 with a horse named Kentucky. The race has had gaps in its history and was not run in 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1911, and 1912.

Who trained Runhappy?

Breeder Wayne, Gray and Bryan Lyster
Owner Jim McIngvale
Trainer Laura Wohlers Maria Borell Laura Wohlers
Record 10: 7–0–0

Does Mattress Mack own horses?

He owns the chain of Gallery Furniture store in Houston and he’s a horse owner. The latter is the reason why when McIngvale makes his big wager, he’ll do so under the Twin Spires. By betting at the track, more of the money will go to Kentucky horseman.

Who is the owner of Gallery Furniture?

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale
Since opening in 1981, Gallery Furniture has grown from a small family business to employing several hundred employees in the stores and across the United States. Store owner, Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, has gained the respect of the community and his flagship North Freeway location has become Houston landmark.

Who won the 2021 Traverse?

Traverse City Pit Spitters
The Traverse City Pit Spitters defeated the St. Cloud Rox 9-3 to win the 2021 Summer Collegiate World Series.

Who won the Travers?

Essential Quality
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) – Belmont States winner Essential Quality won the 152nd running of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, holding off Midnight Bourbon in a stirring stretch duel.

Who rode Runhappy?

Ridden by Adrian Garcia he started second favorite in an eleven-runner field.

How many foals does American Pharoah have?

Though his stud fee was not publicly listed, American Pharoah earned about $32 million in his first breeding season. He produced 143 foals, 72 of which made it to the track.

Who is Runhappy?

Eclipse Champion Sprinter RUNHAPPY sparked the public’s attention after taking the King’s Bishop ( G1) at Saratoga in stakes-record time, earning a lofty 113 Beyer. He also added another track-record performance in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint ( G1 ).

What happened to Runhappy the horse?

On his three-year-old debut, Runhappy was moved up in class for the Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans on January 17. He suffered at least two serious bumps from his opponents and finished ninth of the eleven runners behind International Star.

Who is runrunup sire?

Runup, from the same connections—owner James “Mattress Mack” McIngvale and trainer Laura Wohlers—as her 2015 sprint champion sire, left little doubt in going gate-to-wire Sept. 6 to win the $198,500 Sorority Stakes at Monmouth Park by three lengths.

Is runrunhappy related to Balanchine?

Runhappy’s dam Bella Jolie won two minor races at Delaware Park Racetrack in 2010. She was descended from Queen Nasra, a broodmare who was the ancestor of many important winners including Balanchine.