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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 […]

Harris Farms Consignment Barretts October 2017

Barretts 2017 Fall Sale of Yearlings and Horses of All Ages Tuesday, October 17th, at 11:00 a.m. Pomona, CA Harris Farms, Agent 1…….QUIZ KID, 2016 dk.b./br.c., Acclamation – Quizzical 71……2016 b.f., Acclamation – Askra 132…..2016 b.c., Vronsky – Exclusive Game Photo Here 165…..2016 dk.b./br.f., Papa Clem – Kind Lady 176…..2016 ch.f., Lucky Pulpit – Little […]

Ismelucky Wins Barretts Debutante

From Los Alamitos Publicity CYPRESS, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2017) — Favored California-bred Ismelucky won Saturday’s $100,000 Barretts Debutante at Los Alamitos. Overcoming trouble at the start and traffic trouble along the way, Ismelucky, a 2-year-old Lucky Pulpit filly out of the Tribal Rule mare Ismene, rallied along the rail to overtake 14-1 shot Shaken Memories […]

Soi Phet Makes E.B. Johnston First Stakes Win of Year

By Steve Andersen Cypress, CA (September 9, 2017)-Soi Phet beat a field of runners who were mostly half his age in Saturday’s $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes for California-bred milers at Los Alamitos. Winning a stakes at the Orange County track has become an annual occurrence in recent years for the 9-year-old Soi Phet. The Johnston […]

Bookies Luck Surprises in I’m Smokin Stakes

By DMTC.com Del Mar, CA (September 1, 2017)-Bookies Luck, overlooked in the betting at 14-1 after finishing eighth in the Graduation Stakes, took command turning for home and cruised to a handy triumph Friday in the featured $100,000 I’m Smokin Stakes for California-bred two-year-olds. With Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux in the saddle, Bookies […]

Spiced Perfection Upset Winner of Generous Portion Stakes

By DMTC.com Del Mar, CA (August 30, 2017)-Dare to Dream Stable’s Spiced Perfection, unraced since breaking her maiden on opening day, July 19, of Del Mar’s summer season, wore down odds-on favored Show It N Moe It in the upper stretch and then held off the challenge of Family Girl to score an upset victory […]

Harris Farms Consigned $300,000 Bodemeister Filly Sets Record at Barretts

By Steve Andersen DEL MAR, Calif. – A family connection led to a record purchase at Tuesday’s Barretts select yearling sale at Del Mar. Prominent owner Samantha Siegel paid $300,000 for a California-bred filly by Bodemeister, the most expensive yearling purchased at a Barretts sale since the company was formed in 1990. Siegel owns the […]