John Harris Ninth Winner Of Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award

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.


John Scott Repels Rail Trip In Thursday Feature

johnscottjunby 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

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.

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Unzip Me Is Retired

Unzip Me Is Retired

By Steve Andersen
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

John Scott getting his second act
By Steve Andersen

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.

Acclamation Wins Whittingham for Third Time

Hollywood Park: Acclamation wins Whittingham for third time
By Steve Andersen

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.

Unusual Heat Newest Stakes Winner Best Present Ever Dominates In Campanile Stakes
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.