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Runaway Beauty – SOLD!
Dam of Steel Gaze - Sane & Sound
RRP Eligible: No
Runaway Beauty is a very pretty 2007, 16.2 hand chestnut mare for sale from her owner. She is well behaved and lovely to handle. She has had three foals, all with excellent conformation, size, and good minds.
Her 2014 foal, Cool Munnings – by Munnings, sold for nearly $150,000 at the Ocala 2 yr old in training sale. He is currently racing in California at Santa Anita and Los Alamitos where he won his last race in December.
UPDATE JUNE 2018: Runaway Beauty has been SOLD! Congratulations to Dianne Metts of Lexington, SC.
“Beauty’s” first foal, Steel Gaze was sold through Bits & Bytes Farm and he has proven himself to be athletic and kind and easy to handle. He is working on an eventing career. “Beauty’s” pedigree just isn’t strong enough for today’s highly competitive Thoroughbred sales market so her owner has decided to sell her.
“Beauty” raced just once and won as a 3 yr old. She also bowed after that race. Her owner did stem cell therapy at Michigan State and gave her the time to heal and she was cleared to race again. About the same time, the bottom fell out of Michigan racing so she decided to move her to Kentucky to be bred. That first foal is Steel Gaze.
Runaway Beauty is a super sweet mare, great mom, who throws big babies and she is an easy keeper. She could be good for someone looking to start or build a breeding program or for someone looking to start a horse from the beginning. She has no physical limitations and no attitude problems. This is an affordable prospect horse that deserves another chance at a career.
Runaway Beauty is currently at the breeding farm in Lexington, KY. A pre-purchase exam is welcomed. The owner will want the buyer to remain in touch. This is a special mare who has had three wonderful foals. We know her entire history which is not often the case when you are purchasing a Thoroughbred off-the-track.
Please call for pricing. We will not sell a horse to just anyone with the money and we don’t send prices by PM or email. We carefully select the horses we sell and we work hard to make a perfect match. If you don’t call, we cannot help you. We are not a rescue and our horses are not ‘rescue priced’. Most horses are between $2500 and $4500 – some higher and some lower. Call and we can talk more our horses and let us help you find the perfect match. We take the gamble out of getting a Thoroughbred off-the-track. Learn more about how our Track Prospect Horses are priced on the main Bits & Bytes Farm website.
I look forward to speaking with you. Please call 770-704-704-6595 between 9am and 9pm. East Coast Time – Elizabeth Wood
Frequently Asked Questions About Buying Our Thoroughbreds
What is the price of this horse?
Prices are not published because the price can go up or down depending on how the horse is racing. Most horses average $3500 but can be as low as $1000 or up to $5000. We will share the prices when you call. If the horse you call about is not in your budget, we may be able to recommend another horse that is.
What is the Jockey Club name of this horse?
Jockey Club names are not usually listed on the site as the sellers do not want calls from people who have not been screened by us for having the skills to help these horses into new careers. Most horses come with their Jockey Club papers and we will be happy to provide links to their race records and pedigrees when you make the decision to move forward with a purchase. Horses’ whose names are in quotes are not the actual name of the horse. That is the nickname we have listed the horse by.
Where is this horse located?
When we say this is a Prospect Horse, that means the horse is not at our farm in the Atlanta area. Prospect horses are still at the track or owner or trainer’s farm. We can tell you where the horse is when you call. Thoroughbreds move from track to track and to the farm and back. We cannot keep this web site current with so many horses listed and all moving around. That is why we don’t post the location. We are happy to share where the horse is when you call. We may have to make a phone call to find out where the horse is ourselves, but we are happy to share the info with you…if you call.
Like this horse? What is the first step?
READ these pages and then CALL . . . Between 9 AM-9 PM East Coast time. Before you call, you can save us all a lot of time by reading the information on these pages on our Bits & Bytes Farm Web site.
Please read our Pricing Information and Buying a Track Prospect Horse pages BEFORE calling! There are several more pages under the Buying Our Horses button. Prospect Horses at the Track will only be sold to buyers with the skills and support to make it a successful transition. Prospect Horses are NOT at our farm. They are at the track or their owners’ farms. We do not sell horses for racing.
CALL if you are excited about one of the horses, but PLEASE READ the links above. We will not sell a horse if it is not a good match – no matter how much money you have. Are you a match? CALL and we can see.
Our Phone: 770-704-6595 between 9AM and 9PM East Coast time! We are located in the Atlanta, GA area.
If you see a horse you like:
Don’t wait to see if he is there tomorrow.
Don’t wonder how much he is – CALL!
Don’t wait to see what your friends say – CALL!
We are not going to talk you into buying a horse! More likely we will ask you to tell us about yourself and your goals. Then, we will help you find the right match or tell you to wait for other horses because none of the current horses are a match.
Prices change based on what price the owner has set. We add a small markup for our services. Prices can go up or down based on how the horse is racing or how quickly the owner wants the horse sold. Most Prospect horses are priced under $5000 with the average being around $3500. Big sound geldings, grey horses and tall horses usually cost more — but not always. Small mares are your best bet if you are price sensitive.
Please read our Pricing Information and Buying a Track Prospect Horse pages before calling. There are several more pages under theBuying Our Horses button at the top of this page. Prospect Horses at the Track will only be sold to buyers with the skills and support to make it a successful transition.
We DO NOT SELL HORSES FOR RACING!
We can’t help you if you don’t call. Adults only please. Minors should have a parent or trainer call for them.
770-704-6595 between 9am and 9pm EST.
Lynn’s Vision aka Bubba at his last race – July 5, 2008. He was purchased by Melanie Eberhardt right after this race and brought back to Bits & Bytes Farm the next day. Melanie was riding him just one day later and he was a complete gentleman.