Lucky Pulpit Sires Another Juvenile Winner

Arcadia, CA (May 18, 2017)-Ismelucky was second in her debut in a maiden race for California-bred 2-year-old fillies on May 4. On Thursday, she won a Santa Anita maiden race against open company under jockey Martin Garcia. After disputing the early pace, Ismelucky won by 2 1/2 lengths over Empress of Lov, who closed well […]

Unusual Heat Filly Fetches $195,000

Del Mar, CA (May 18, 2017)-Hip #26 a daughter of Unusual Heat brought $195,000 as the most expensive filly and was the second-highest price. She previewed in 10 and one and was consigned by McCarthy Bloodstock, Agent Harris Farms bred the Unusual Heat filly, named Super Patriot. She is out of the Reddatore mare Patriot […]

Unusual Heat Dies at 27

May 18, 2017 – Coalinga, CA – Unusual Heat, the All Time Leading Sire in California Progeny Earnings has passed away at 27 due to complications from arthritis induced laminitis. “It is with a very heavy heart that I have to report the passing of Unusual Heat today”, said Harris Auerbach, managing partner of the […]

Grecian Fire Responds to Addition of Blinkers in Alcatraz

By Chuck Dybdal Grecian Fire  responded gamely in the lane to pull off an impressive victory in the $75,675 Alcatraz Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday. A gelded son of Unusual Heat, a top California turf sire, out of Maggie’s Odyssey, a turf stakes-placed daughter of Kitten’s Joy, one of the nation’s top turf […]

Lucky Pulpit Sires a 1-2 Finish in Golden Gate Juvenile Race

Albany, CA (April 30,2017)-Lucky Pulpit sired the first two finishers in a maiden special weights four and a half furlong juvenile race at Golden Gate Fields. Defeating males and winning by a length was the filly Song From Above. She was bred in California by her owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams and is […]

Harris Farms’ Record Highs All Heart in Feature

SantaAnita.com ARCADIA, Calif. (April 20, 2017)–Harris Farms’ homebred Record Highs broke sharply, pressed the pace throughout and gamely held sway late in winning Thursday’s $56,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by a half length while covering 6 ½ furlongs down the track’s hillside turf course in 1:14.53.  Ridden by Tyler Baze and trained by Carla Gaines, […]

Grade I Winner Tamarando to stand at Harris Farms

Del Mar Futurity Grade One winner and California-bred Champion Tamarando retires from racing with earnings of $722,652 and will enter stud this year at Harris Farms for $2,500 live foal. Bred and raced by Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Williams, Tamarando won at distances from 5 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles in his first […]

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Harris Farms Adoption Program Graduates

Desperate Times and Freedom Quest enjoying success as jumpers in the show world Desperate Times (a.k.a “Hashtag”) an 8yr. old gelding By Redatorre out of the High Brite mare Don’t Despair is showing great potential under the care of new owner Courtney Gharibeh, earning several ribbons at the local shows, the partnership jumped clean rounds […]

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Harris Farms Seen at the Farm

Seen at the farm in the past few weeks are: April 13, 2017-We were happy to have the owners of Smiling Tiger visit the farm yesterday along with some friends. We look forward to having them back soon. Andrea Thatcher and her father, Warren Thatcher with Andrea’s drawing of Horse of the Year California Chrome. […]