Champion Runhappy’s Fee Set At $10,000 For 2021

Eclipse champion sprinter Runhappy will stand for $10,000 LFSN in 2021, Claiborne Farm announced Nov. 16.

From 34 starters, 19 (56 percent) have finished in the money, with five maiden winners, nine seconds, and five thirds.

In the sales ring, Runhappy’s first-crop yearlings commanded prices up to $700,000 in 2019. This year, his first-crop 2-year-olds sold for $475,000, $435,000, etc.

Undefeated in sprint competition, Runhappy won at six different tracks, scoring on both all-weather and dirt surfaces, while racing 100-percent medication-free.

His victories included the Grade 1 King’s Bishop Stakes at Saratoga, where he set a new stakes record, going seven furlongs in 1:20.54. It was the fastest running of the King’s Bishop in the race’s 32-year history and earned a 113 Beyer Speed Figure.

In the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, Runhappy set a new track record at Keeneland, completing the distance in 1:08.54. His 108 Beyer Speed Figure was the year’s fastest by a 3-year-old at six furlongs.

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