Claiborne’s Runhappy had the highest-priced juvenile of any freshman sire on day one of the OBS March Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale.
Hip 320, Brother Lob, who breezed a quarter on Friday in :20 3/5, was purchased by Tom Durant for $475,000. Consigned by Pick View LLC, Agent, Brother Lob is out of stakes-placed Pledge Pin, by Chatain, a half-sister to graded stakes-placed stakes winner Great Mills.
Runhappy was also the leading first-crop sire by average at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale last year, whose four offered yearlings sold for an average of $395,000.
Runhappy stands at Claiborne Farm for $25,000.