The Harris Farms Nor Cal Sale Topper is a lovely bay filly from the second crop of the multiple stakes winning stallion Lucky J.H. She is out of the Jump Start mare, Jump who was unraced due to an injury sustained as a yearling.
PLEASANTON, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2012)– At Tuesday’s 2012 Northern California Yearling Sale, the highest-priced filly was hip number 44 sired by Lucky J. H., she is the first foal out of the unraced Jump Start mare Jump, was bred and consigned by Harris Farms, Agent, and was purchased for $26,000 by Art Sherman.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York. (Aug. 11, 2012) –Hip #259, a Heatseeker colt out of Minetonightsfirst by D’Accord, was signed for by Eisaman Equine on a final bid of $70,000 at the Saratoga NY Bred Preferred Yearlings during the August 11th session of the sale. The yearling colt was from the stakes winning and stakes producing broodmare […]
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2012) – California-bred Unusual Way toyed with the competition while coasting to an 11-length win in Saturday’s $75,300 Wine Country Debutante Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Santa Rosa.
DEL MAR, Calif. (Aug. 3, 2012) – Unusual Heatwave rallied through the stretch and pulled away to win Wednesday’s $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 3-year-olds at Del Mar.
Unusual Heatwave is by Unusual Heat, out of the Candi’s Gold mare Miss Alphie, was bred by Montecito Stables, is owned by Ellen and Peter Johnson and Teresa McWilliams and trained by Alexis Barba.
By Steve Andersen DRF.com
DEL MAR, Calif. – The rapid ascension of Lakerville through allowance-class company has Madeline Auerbach and trainer Barry Abrams aiming high this fall.
Our 2012 Del Mar Fantasy Stable Contest Results!! A $250 Harris Ranch gift certificate goes to whoever can put three of our Del Mar horses into a Fantasy stable and those three in total earn the most. $100 for second. Ties split. Choose three of the listed Del Mar horses below and email your selections to email@example.com subject listing should be Del Mar Stable. Deadline to enter was July 27th at 3:00 pm (PDT).
DEL MAR, Calif. (July 23, 2012) – California-bred Hot and Pleasing, an unraced 2-year-old daughter of Unusual Heat, sold for $110,000 at Sunday night’s Barretts Paddock Sale of Horses of Racing Age at Del Mar.
Our 2012 Del Mar Fantasy Stable contest is on!! A $250 Harris Ranch gift certificate goes to whoever can put three of our Del Mar horses into a Fantasy stable and those three in total earn the most. $100 for second. Ties split. Choose three of the listed Del Mar horses below and email your […]
From DMTC DEL MAR, Calif. (July 21, 2012) — Old English Rancho and Hilvers’ Acclamation, Del Mar’s Horse of the Meeting in 2011 and Eclipse Award winner as the top older male runner in America last year, lived up to his reputation and then some Saturday with a brilliant winning performance in the featured Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes.
Del Mar, CA (July 20, 2012). The 5-2 second choice in the 59th running of $100,000 CTBA Stakes, Tilde was immediately sent to the lead, reeling off fractions of :22 2/5, :46 and :56 before sprinting clear to win by 3½ lengths for owner and trainer Mike Harrington.
The Del Mar season is always a highlight of the year and we’re excited to have some top horses running where the turf meets the surf. We have several good prospects this year, particularly 3-year-old fillies, so we put together a Harris Farms Girls of Summer to show off the many 3-year-old fillies slated to […]
Auburn, WA (July 15, 2012). Even though the speedy Italian Boy had won his three previous races by a combined 20½-lengths, there was still the question of whether the talented son of Tizbud could carry his speed beyond six furlongs.
Coalinga, CA (July 1, 2012)-John Harris and Dave McGlothlin are pleased to announce the addition of Craig Allen and Brooke Fry to the staff at the Horse Division.
From Betfair Hollywood Park Publicity INGLEWOOD, Calif. (June 29, 2012)—John Harris will be presented the ninth annual Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award during the Hollywood Gold Cup program Saturday, July 7 at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Pincay, a member of racing’s Hall of Fame since 1975, will make the presentation between the fifth and sixth races.
The Pincay Award is presented yearly to someone who has served the sport with integrity, extraordinary dedication, determination and distinction.
by BetfairHollywoodPark.com INGLEWOOD, Calif. (June 28, 2012)—Making his first start beyond seven furlongs since October 4, 2009, John Scott was a winner, defeating favored Rail Trip in the $65,930 feature Thursday at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Harris Farms Consignment to the 2012 Northern California Yearling Sale
Sale will be held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California beginning at Noon on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
Archived News from Harris Farms
Unzip Me Is Retired
By Steve Andersen DRF.com
June 13, 2012-Unzip Me, a 10-time stakes winner and one of the top female turf sprinters in recent years, has been retired, co-owner John Harris said on Wednesday.
John Scott getting his second act
By Steve Andersen drf.com
INGLEWOOD, Calif. – There was a time in the fall of 2009 that trainer Carla Gaines thought she could reach the top of racing with the California-bred John Scott.
In his graded stakes debut, John Scott finished fourth behind the well-regarded Lookin At Lucky in the Grade 1 Norfolk Stakes at Santa Anita.
“I thought I was going to the Kentucky Derby with him,” she said.
Hollywood Park: Acclamation wins Whittingham for third time
By Steve Andersen DRF.com
INGLEWOOD, Calif. – It was as if they never left.
The 6-year-old Acclamation, the Eclipse Award winner as the champion older male of 2011 who had not raced since October, and jockey Patrick Valenzuela, riding his first race since May 19, teamed to win Saturday’s $250,000 Charles Whittingham Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park.
June 2, 2012
Best Present Ever recorded her third straight victory on turf Saturday when she humbled five opponents in the $100,000 Campanile Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.