Two-in-a-Row for Lakerville son Big Coupe

Arcadia, CA (October 23, 2021) – Big Coupe, the 3-year-old son of Lakerville, made his second straight visit to the winner’s circle with his allowance victory in the 7th race at Santa Anita going one mile over the firm turf course.

Big Coupe showed plenty of early speed and he attached himself as he push the leader along from his stalking position. He took over the lead around the final turn and proved much the best through the stretch to win going away by three and one-half lengths.

Consistency has been his trademark. Big Coupe has finished no worse than third in all seven of he career outings for owner/breeder Alfred Pais and trainer Leonard Powell. A half-brother to the graded stakes-placed Margot’s Boy, they were both produced by the winning Creachadoir (Ire) mare, Margot Marchance.

To see a photo of Big Coupe at Harris Farms as a foal, click here.

Majestic Harbor’s Diamond Solitaire Goes over $150,000 in Earnings

Shelbyville, IN (October 14, 2021) – Diamond Solitaire, the 3-year-old daughter of California’s Leading Second Crop Sire Majestic Harbor, took her earning to $154,413 with her victory in the 8th race at Indiana Grand, a one mile allowance over the fast main track.

Diamond Solitaire was away well and settled three lengths off the pace around the first turn and down the backstretch. She began closing and with a quarter-mile to go, she was vying for the lead. Jockey Marcelino guided her to the lead and she drew away, keeping plenty in the tank for next time. She won, as the chart said, “handily” by three lengths.

Diamond Solitaire was bred by David W. Osborne, Loren Hebel Osbourne, and Warren Gene McLean, she is out of the Sightseeing mare, Diamond Seeker. She races for the Diamond Solitaire Partnership and trained by Stephen Lyster.

Fashionable Fast Wins His Second Harris Farms Stakes

Fresno, CA (October 9, 2021) – Fashionably Fast led a quartet of winners with connections to Harris Farms on today’s card at The Big Fresno Fair.

Our multiple stakes winning homebred son of Lucky Pulpit earned his second victory in the $73,500 Harris Farms Stakes going six furlongs over the track rated fast. Keeping the pacesetter honest through the opening half, Fashionably Fast was in the middle of three at the top of the stretch. He took over with a furlong to run and came home best by a length and one-quarter. He stopped the clock in 1:09.90.

Fashionably Fast made his first appearance in the Harris Farms Stakes in 2018, missing victory by a head. He came back in 2019 to win by three-quarters of a length. Today he recorded the ninth victory and twenty-first top three finish in his twenty-six lifetime starts. He has earned $683,891 for the partnership of Harris Farms, Per Antonsen and John Nicoletti.

Fashionably Fast is trained by Dean Pederson and he was produced by the graded stakes-placed Forestry mare, Fall Fashion.

The first Harris Farms homebred to to visit the winner’s circle was Reverend Al, our Debbie Winick trainee who took the 3rd race going five and one-half furlongs by three-quarters of a length. The 7-year-old Lucky Pulpit gelding is a tough and durable campaigner who has finished in the tope three nineteen times. He was produced by the winning Johannesburg mare, Subpoena the Dress.

The two other winners with ties to Harris Farms were both sired by Smiling Tiger. In the 6th race, Smiling Tony made a winning debut for owner/breeder Dan Harralson and trainer Sergio Ledezma in maiden special weight company, coming from off the pace going six furlongs, to score by three-quarters of a length. He is out of the Bertrando mare, My Gal Fatale.

Earlier, Rocktillyoudrop won the 2nd race by two and one-quarter lengths going six furlongs for owner John Tipton and trainer Isidro Tamayo. He was bred by Patricia Wall and Bill Delia and is out of the winning Northern Devil mare, Red Hot Rocket.

Acclamation Son Four-for-Five in 2021

Albany, CA (October 3, 2021) – Silver Claim, the late-blooming son of Acclamation, earned his fourth win in five starts this season, taking the nightcap at Golden Gate Fields, a five furlong allowance over the Tapeta.

Silver Claim has made a steady climb up the class ladder and his speed is his greatest weapon. First out of the gate, he immediately engaged in the fray for the lead. The three combatants zipped the opening furlong in 21.39. Silver Claim cleared them by a length at the three-eighths pole and passed the half in 44.33. Kept to his task in the final furlong, he maintained his margin to the wire, stopping the clock in 56.70.

The 5-year-old gelding MJVET Stables and he is trained by Jonathan Wong. Bred in Californis by Andrew Molasky and Bruce Headley, he was produced by the multiple graded stakes-placed Alphabet Soup mare, Silver Swallow.

Sen Sen Adds to a Prosperous Nick for Smiling Tiger

Albany, CA (October 2, 2021) – Smiling Tiger and the Gotham City mare She’s So Vain had a very good week. On September 28, their yearling colt was purchased for $87,000 at the Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearling and Horses of All Ages Sale. Today, their 2-year-old filly Sen Sen earned her maiden special weight victory in the 8th race at Golden Gate Fields going six furlongs over the all weather.

Sen Sen got away quick and engaged in a duel for the lead. She took over for good going into the far turn and drew away through the stretch to win by two and one-half lengths.

Sen Sen was bred in California by Martin Bach. Trained by Steven Specht, she was purchased for $40,000 by her owner Tony Metaxas at the 2020 Fasig-Tipton California Yearling Sale. She is also a full sister in blood to California Champion El Tigre Terrible.

Smiling Tiger Colt Brings $87,000 at Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearling Sale

Pomona, CA (September 28, 2021) – A colt by Smiling Tiger brought a final price of $87,000 at the Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearling and Horses of All Ages Sale. He was purchased by Jeff Bonde, who trained his sire throughout his successful racing career.

Hip 74 was consigned by Woodbridge Farm, Agent. Produced by the stakes-placed Gotham City mare, She’s So Vain, he is a full brother Eye on Tiger, who is a winner this year. He is also a full brother in blood to California Champion and multiple stakes winner El Tigre Terrible. His dam is also half-sister to the stakes winning and producing Kelly’s Princess and the stakes-performer, Chulla Isobella.

Harris Farms Consignment for Fasig-Tipton Fall Yearlings & Horses of All Ages Sale

Harris Farms is proud to offer the following consignment for the 2021 Fasig-Tipton Fall Yearling & Horses of All Ages Sale to be held September 28 at Fairplex in Pomona, CA.

Harris Farms, Agent

Hip 11  Acclamation – Miss Rhythmic Yearling Colt

Hip 16  Smiling Tiger – Money Plays Yearling Filly

Hip 27  Liam’s Map – Nice Meidel Yearling Colt

Hip 50  Danzing Candy – Quizzical Yearling Colt

Hip 249  Oh Pretty Woman  Scat Daddy – Monkey Face Broodmare

Hip 257  Barbara Beatrice  Grazen – Showtime Apollo  Broodmare

Harris Farms, Agent for Rockingham Ranch

Hip 12  Conquest Farenheit – Miss Sea Cup Yearling Colt

Hip 61  Conquest Farenheit – Salsita Yearling Colt

Hip 93  Goldencents – Summer Shamal (FR) Yearling Filly

Hip 110  Conquest Farenheit – Te Amo Mamo Yearling Filly

Hip 163  Conquest Farenheit – California Ruby Yearling Colt

 

 

Smiling Tiger Filly Dominates Los Alamitos Allowance

Cypress, CA (September 26, 2021) – Taming the Tigress made quick work of the field to impressively win the 6th race at Los Alamitos, a six furlong allowance with a purse of $50,000.

The 3-year-old daughter of Smiling Tiger went straight to the front and the rest was history. She established a clear lead down the backstretch and around the turn. She opened up through the stretch and game home the easiest of winners by seven lengths.

Taming the Tigress was bred by Highlander Racing Stable, LLC and she races for the partnership of CYBT, Michael Nentwig, Ray Pagano, and Daniel Weiner. Trained by Peter Miller, she was produced by the winning Yes It’s True mare, Joeandbetty’sbaby.

Desert Code 2-year-old Filly Now Two-for-Three

Albany, CA (September 19, 2021) – Code Ribbon, the 2-year-old daughter of Desert Code, has started her young career off with two victories and a second in three starts. Her latest triumph came in the feature race at Golden Gate Fields, a six furlong allowance over the Tapeta.

Code Ribbon won at first asking at Pleasanton on July 17 and is just missed being undefeated by a head when second in a Golden Gate allowance on August 29. Coming right back today, she let the pacesetter go and ran them down in the stretch to win by a length.

Code Ribbon races for Michael Pollowitz and she is trained by Jacqui Navarre. Bred by Seamist Racing, she was produced by the ten time-winning Grand Reward mare, Jumanah.

Tiz a Tiger Wins MSW at Golden Gate

Albany, CA (September 18, 2021) – Tiz a Tiger, the 2-year-old daughter of Smiling Tiger, showed competitive grit in her second career start, to win the 3rd race at Golden Gate Fields, a five and one-half furlong maiden special weight over the all weather.

Tracking the leaders down the backstretch, she moved outside around the turn and was ready to battle at the top of the stretch. She closed in on the leaders, took the lead inside the final furlong and fought every stride to win by a head at the wire.

Tiz a Tiger was bred by C-Punch Ranch, Inc. and she races for Irvin Racing Stable. Produced by the winning Cee’s Tizzy mare, Tizzy Retsina, she is trained by Bill McLean.