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Grade 2 Winner Majestic Heat Retired

March 19, 2018 – Arcadia, CA – 2017 Bayakoa Stakes (Grade 2) winner Majestic Heat has been retired from racing after her 5th place finish on Saturday in Santa Anita Park’s Grade 1 Santa Margarita Stakes as announced by owner-racing manager Madeline Auerbach. A California Bred daughter of sire Unusual Heat, Majestic Heat was trained […]


ARCADIA, Calif. (March 15, 2018)–Trainer David Bernstein’s Smiling Tigress blew by heavily favored Strike At Daylight with a sixteenth of a mile to run to take Thursday’s $56,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by 3 ¾ lengths. Ridden patiently from her rail post position, the 3-year-old California-bred daughter of Smiling Tiger got six furlongs on a […]


ARCADIA, Calif. (March 9, 2018)—Trainer Neil Drysdale’s Battleground State unleashed a well-timed late rally to take Friday’s $56,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by one half length. Ridden by Flavien Prat, the 4-year-old daughter of Unusual Heat got a flat mile on turf in 1:35.70. Mid-pack early and fourth at the rail a quarter mile from […]

First Foal is a Colt for California Stallion Metaboss

The first foal by Grade 3 winner Metaboss was born Monday at Daehling Ranch in Elk Grove, Calif., when the stakes-placed Amira J produced a colt. Bred by Mersad Metanovic LLC, the chestnut colt is the first for Amira J, a 5-year-old Sky Mesa mare who won one of three starts during her on-track career […]

Bookies Luck California’s Champion Two-Year-Old Male

by Emily Shields Arcadia, CA (March 2, 2018)-With three wins in seven starts as a 2-year-old, Bookies Luck fought his way to the top of the juvenile ranks and has been rewarded as California’s champion 2-year-old male. (read more)

Pulpit Rider Fights to California Cup Oaks Win

By Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. (February 19, 2018)-When she stopped beating herself up, Pulpit Rider beat the six other 3-year-old California-bred fillies in the $200,000 California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita on Monday. Pulpit Rider was fussy in the gate but brilliant in winning her first stakes in the one-mile turf race. Trainer Mike Puype […]

Lucky Pulpit’s Last Foal

Coalinga, CA (February 3, 2018)-Lucky Pulpit’s last and only foal of 2018 arrived at 8:35 p.m. on January 31 at John Harris’ Harris Farm near Coalinga CA. The plain bay colt is out of Mother Luck (Street Sense x Alishir’s World). His dam is a half-sister to multiple stakes winner and G1 stakes placed Antares […]

Harris Farms Connections Garner Cal-bred Awards for Champions of 2017

ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2018) —Harris Farms, as breeder, was the leading breeder of Cal-breds in 2017. Additionally, Harris Farms stallions Unusual Heat, Lucky Pulpit and Smiling Tiger picked up sire championships Champion Sire of California Conceived Foals by Earnings – Unusual Heat, property of The Unusual Heat Syndicate. Champion Sire of California Conceived Foals […]

Recent Harris Farms Racehorse Videos

Coalinga Hills – https://youtu.be/PUWT6ExL3qY Evening Up – https://youtu.be/PPLGiUX-gDQ Reverend – https://youtu.be/9jHGRCQdmHM Sunday Nap – https://youtu.be/QZvCskyZp9I R Sunday Surprise Wins Race 8 at Del Mar 08/10/2017 https://youtu.be/vJiC2zVheKs Warm Endowment Wins Race 2 at Del Mar 08/10/2017 https://youtu.be/FwVHgijqP2s Hold That Smile Wins Race 6 at Del Mar 08/10/2017  https://youtu.be/vcZzsj4Tljw Miracle March 06/11/2017 https://youtu.be/A4Z7iuFdsWk Onefortheteam 06 02 2017 […]