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Sherman Ready to Make California Chrome Awesome Again

By Jay Hovdey There is an old-fashioned reliability about California Chrome that is taken for granted in this age of speed figures and big-day performances. Put it this way: In a career of 23 races dating to his maiden special weight debut at Hollywood Park on April 26, 2013, California Chrome has never missed a […]

California Chrome Atop World’s Best Rankings

By Frank Angst Off his dominating victory in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 20 at Del Mar, California Chrome has moved back to the top of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2016. In the rankings that consider races through August, California Chrome received a rating of 133, four […]

Soi Phet Still Going Strong at 8 in E.B. Johnston

By Steve Andersen CYPRESS, Calif.- At the age of 8, Soi Phet continues to amaze trainer Leonard Powell. The former $14,000 claimer won his third stakes in his last four starts in Saturday’s $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes for California-bred milers at Los Alamitos, catching pacesetter Magic Mark in the final sixteenth. The win was worth […]

Harris Farms Consignment to Barretts Fall Sale

Barretts Fall Sale Tuesday October 18, 2016 at Pomona, CA Harris Farms, Agent 23……2015 dk.b./br.c., Lucky Pulpit – MME. Espionage 228…..2015 dk.b./br.c., Unusual Heat – Hotlantic 248…..LITTLE MISS ZIP, 2003 ch.m., City Zip – Meadow Dream {Vronsky} 260…..PROSPECTOR’S BRIDE, 2002 ch.m., Tale of the Cat – Correoso {Clubhouse Ride} 271…..STARRY SKIES, 2009 dk.b./br.m., Sky Mesa […]

Bonde Buys Smiling Tiger Filly for $130,000

by Steve Andersen Trainer Jeff Bonde paid $130,000 for a Smiling Tiger filly at Tuesday’s Barretts Select Yearling Sale, the most expensive hip among the 76-horse sale. Bonde was joined in the acquisition with new client Jerome Russell of Lincoln, Neb. Bonde trained Smiling Tiger, whose oldest foals are yearlings. Smiling Tiger, 9, was a […]


Among the notable results from last weekend’s graded stakes were Unbridled Mo’s victory in the Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) and Tourist’s success in the Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IT). Unbridled Mo’s tally was particularly notable, as it credited her sire Uncle Mo with his 19th stakes winner—11 graded—believed to be a record for a sire’s first […]

Smiling Tiger and Lucky Pulpit Sire Top Dollar Yearlings at NORCAL

Pleasanton, CA (August 17, 2016)-First crop yearling sire Smiling Tiger had yearlings fetch upwards of $40,000 at the NORCAL CTBA Yearling Sale. Hip number 69 a Smiling Tiger April 21st yearling and the first foal out of $93,000 earner Greatest Escape brought the $40,000 from Jeff Bonde, agent. The colt was consigned by Woodbridge Farm […]

All Chrome…California Chrome

All Chrome…California Chrome

Horses Available for Adoption

Horses Available for Adoption

These horses are available, please contact the farm for details on these horses. 559.884.2859 or E-mail: info@harrisfarms.com


Harris Farms Seen at the Farm

Seen at the farm in the past few weeks are: Andrea Thatcher and her father, Warren Thatcher with Andrea’s drawing of Horse of the Year California Chrome.     Joe and Brandi Becerra touring the farm on their one year anniversary.       California Chrome’s Breeders/Owners Visit Harris Farms May 11, 2014-Steve and Carolyn […]