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Slam Dunk Sermon Makes Fifth Visit to the Winner’s Circle

Slam Dunk Sermon is the kind of racehorse everyone can love. He shows up to run every time he sets foot on the racetrack. The Rousing Sermon gelding’s latest effort came in the 8th race at Golden Gate Fields and he earned his fifth victory in his tenth career start. A field of ten lined-up […]

Golden Gate Maiden Special Weight Win for Vronsky Son

Star Racer, the 4-year-old son of Vronsky, fought valiantly through the stretch to gain his maiden special weight condition in the 5th race at Golden Gate Fields going five and one-half furlongs over the all weather. Coming wide into the stretch after sitting of the early pace, Star Racer and his opponent put those speed […]

Harris Farms Raised and Sold Big Fish Wins Cal Cup Derby

Courtesy of Santa Anita Arcadia, CA (Jan. 16, 2021) – Patiently handled by leading man Juan Hernandez, Legacy Ranch’s Big Fish reeled ’em in late to take Saturday’s $200,000 California Cup Derby by 1½ lengths. Trained by David Hofmans, Big Fish got a mile and one sixteenth in 1:46.37. A joint sixth, about four lengths […]

More Noteworthy Performances from Cal Cup Day

There were plenty of runners on California Cup Day with connections to Harris Farms that turned in noteworthy performances that could not go unmentioned. Burnin Turf, the son of Acclamation out of the Vronsky mare Hot Outta the Oven, earned his maiden special weight diploma in the 2nd race on the card. He was bred […]

Acclimate Heads Unusual Heat Turf Classic at Santa Anita

By Byron King Courtesy of Bloodhorse.com (January 15, 2021) – Santa Anita Park’s 10-race card Jan. 16 lacks graded stakes, but not graded stakes winners. Five stakes for California-breds attracted sizable fields that drew graded winners Warren’s Showtime, who races in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint Stakes Presented by John Deere, […]

Kruljac’s The Chosen Vron Heads Saturday’s $200,000 California Cup Derby

Courtesy of Santa Anita Park ARCADIA, CA (Jan. 13, 2021) – A lights-out first time maiden winner going 6 ½ furlongs on Dec. 27, trainer Eric Kruljac’s The Chosen Vron merits top billing among a field of nine in Saturday’s $200,000 California Cup Derby at a mile and one-sixteenth. Sponsored by the CTBA, the California […]

Acclamation Colt Wires MSW Field at Santa Anita

Arcadia, CA (January 8, 2021) – Discretionary Day took advantage of a nimble start to take the opener on the card at Santa Anita, a maiden special weight going one mile over the firm turf course. Showing good speed away from the gate, the 3-year-old Acclamation colt was able to take up the rail position […]

Cassie Belle Earns Sharp Allowance Win at Santa Anita

Arcadia, CA (December 27, 2020) – The first horse with Harris Farms’ connections to visit the winner’s circle on the Santa Anita card was Cassie Belle, the Lucky Pulpit filly who capture the 1st race, a $64,500 allowance over the firm turf course. Eight fillies lined up for the one mile event. Cassie Belle settled […]