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Harris Farms Consignment to the January 2018 Barretts Sale

Barretts January Mixed Sale 2018 Wednesday, January 17th at 11:00 a.m. (PDT) Pomona, CA Harris Farms, Agent 3…….WINNING TALE, 2007 dk.b./br.m., Tale of the Cat – Mining Missharriet {Tizbud} 19……2017 b.c., Vronsky – Belloma 20……BRILLIANT RESPONSE, 2005 b.m., High Brite – Beyond a Doubt {Lakerville} 43……HAIMISH HY, 2007 dk.b./br.h., Ecton Park – Tifonica (ARG) 47……2017 […]

Majestic Heat Wins Grade II Bayakoa

From Los Alamitos Publicity CYPRESS, Calif.(Dec. 3, 2017) – Three weeks after an easy win in her dirt debut, Majestic Heat became a graded stakes winner on the surface with another decisive victory in the $201,035 Bayakoa Sunday at Los Alamitos. After dispatching of fellow California-breds by 3-1/4 lengths going seven furlongs in the Betty […]

How Unusual Scores Upset in Red Carpet Handicap

by DMTC.com Masterfully-ridden by jockey Corey Nakatani, longshot How Unusual spurted between horses at the top of the stretch to enter contention and outfinished 2-1 favored Responsibleforlove in the final sixteenth to win the featured Grade III $100,000 Red Carpet Handicap on Thanksgiving holiday Thursday at Del Mar. How Unusual, a daughter of Unusual Heat, […]

Harris Farms Keeneland November Purchases

Harris Farms purchases from Keeneland earlier this month were: Maziette hip#1032 Candy Ride-Saracina by Bertrando.  Maziette in foal to Flatter purchased for $50,000 My Senses hip#1899 Street Sense-Palmilla by Crowd Pleaser. My Senses in foal to Summer Front purchased for $50,000 Camille C hip#2112 Roman Dancer-Paris Operetta by Rahy. Camille C in foal to Not This […]

Majestic Heat Relishes Dirt Surface in Betty Grable Win

By Jay Privman DEL MAR, Calif. – From the time Richard Mandella took over as the trainer of Majestic Heat, he had given thought to running her on dirt, based on the way she trained on the surface, but because she was doing so well on turf, he left well enough alone. But after Majestic […]

Bookies Luck Holds on in GS Juvenile

From DMTC Publicity DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) — Under a typically vigorous ride by Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux, Bookies Luck held on tenaciously in the final strides to nose out the hard-charging Smokem in the $200,000 Golden State Juvenile Stakes Saturday, the second of 12 races on the second day of the […]

Mr. Big To Stand at Harris Farms

Coalinga,CA (October 18, 2017)-Mr. Big, sire of Grade 3 Transylvania Stakes winner Big Score, will move to John Harris’ Farm near Coalinga, CA for the 2018 breeding season. Owned and campaigned by George Krikorian, the son of Dynaformer is out of the stakes winning G2 placed Fappiano mare, Fashion Delight. Mr. Big’s first two dams […]

Smiling Tiger Filly Tops Barretts

By Tracy Gantz Stormy Hull once hoped he would one day sell a horse for $50,000. At the Oct. 17 Barretts October fall mixed sale in Pomona, Calif., Hull topped the sale with a $220,000 yearling filly he hauled to Southern California from Washington state himself. “It’s beyond my dreams—it’s surreal,” Hull said. The filly, […]

Daylight Win for Smiling Tigress

Arcadia, CA (October 5, 2017)-Smiling Tigress became winner number seven this year for her first year sire Smiling Tiger with a daylight win by six at Santa Anita. Out of the Hard Spun broodmare Spun Clear this two-year-old filly has made four starts and has earned $45,585 with the win and one second on her […]