Jim “Mattress Mac' McIngvale

Jim McIngvale Donates Season to Runhappy

After being bred to Claiborne stallion Runhappy, Volatile Vickie was killed by lightning last summer the day she arrived at the farm owned by the mare's owner, Peter Rosbeck. The breeding season was sold in the annual Jockeys and Jeans stallion season sale to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and there arose a disagreement involving the sale's company hired by the PDJF that concerned a breed back being part of the non-guaranteed season sale. To resolve the issue, owner Jim McIngvale agreed to donate a second season. "It was...

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Jockeys and Jeans Stallion Season Sale a Success

Approximately $70,000 was raised by the Jockeys and Jeans Stallion Season Sale for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), double its 2019 revenues, the organization announced Monday. Over 20 stallion seasons were sold, including a season to Claiborne Farm's Runhappy (Super Saver), which topped proceedings at $25,000. The season was donated by the stallion's owner, Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale. Other farms and people that contributed to the successful season sale were:  Airdrie Stud, Adena Springs Farm, Anchor and Hope Farm, Brandywine Farm, Calumet Farm, Castleton Lyons, Darby Dan Farm, Double...

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