Spiced Perfection Always in Control in Go for Wand Handicap

By DRF.com OZONE PARK, N.Y. (Dec. 7, 2019) – The connections of Spiced Perfection were torn whether to put the multiple Grade 1 winner through the ring at the Keeneland November sale last month. When the filly failed to meet her reserve – the bidding stopped at $1.35 million – owners Adam Wachtel and Peter […]

Harris Consignment for the CTBA 2020 January Mixed Sale

CTBA 2020 January Mixed Sale Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at 11AM Hinds Pavilion, Fairplex – Pomona, CA Barn 4 Consigned by Harris Farms Broodmares 98 ch. m. Orange Cove, 2012 Unusual Heat-Aspen Gal 153 ch. m. Southern Preacher, 2015 Lucky Pulpit-Southern Charm Yearlings 3 b. c. unnamed, 2019 Mr. Big-First Amendment 133 ch. c. unnamed, […]

Fashionably Fast Wins Cary Grant Stakes

by DMTC.com Del Mar, CA (November 24, 2019)-Scoring his fourth consecutive victory, even-money favored Fashionably Fast resisted the stretch challenge of Oliver to register a half-length triumph in the featured $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Sunday at Del Mar. Always prominent under regular pilot Tiago Pereira, Fashionably Fast took the lead in upper stretch and prevailed […]

Harris Farms Sets Om’s 2020 Fee at $7,500

By Bloodhorse.com Coalinga, CA (November 21, 2019)-Harris Farms has set stud fees for its 2020 stallion roster, which includes multiple grade 1-placed, grade 2 winner Om . A son of Munnings out of Tabasco Cat’s winning daughter and multiple stakes producer Rare Cat, Om will stand for $7,500 with a live-foal guarantee. Bred by partners […]

Baja Sur Sizzles to Oakland Stakes Win

ALBANY, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2019) – Multiple stakes winner Baja Sur, a Washington-bred sophomore son of California stallion Smiling Tiger, sizzled to a 4 and 1/4 length win in Saturday’s $52,150 Oakland Stakes at Golden Gate. Baja Sur is out of the Supremo mare Premo Copy and ran the six furlongs in 1:08.68. He has […]

Harris Farms Connected Runners in Breeders’ Cup

ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 29, 2019) – A pair of Harris Farms sired California-breds are entered for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be run at Santa Anita Nov. 1 and 2. Acclimate is entered in the $4 million Grade I Longines Breeders’ Cup turf at 1 ½ miles. Acclimate is by Acclamation, out of the […]

Breeders’ Cup Pre-entries With Harris Connections

ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2019) – A pair of Harris Farms sired California-breds were pre-entered on Wednesday for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be run at Santa Anita Nov. 1 and 2. Acclimate is pre-entered in the $4 million Grade I Longines Breeders’ Cup turf at 1 ½ miles. Acclimate is by Acclamation, out […]

Pleasant Valley Prison Equine Rehabilitation Program

The official ribbon cutting was Wednesday October 16th, this is the first program of its kind in California.

Smiling Tiger Breeders’ Cup Special Booking Rate!!

BREEDERS’ CUP SMILING TIGER BREEDING SPECIAL $6000 IF BOOKED BY NOVEMBER 3RD Smiling Tiger’s progeny’s Spiced Perfection and El Tigre Terrible had big wins this past weekend and they are now advancing to the Breeders’ Cup! For a limited time we are offering a discounted breeding rate for the 2020 season of $6000 to Smiling […]

EL TIGRE TERRIBLE FLIES LATE WIN $100,000 SPEAKEASY STAKES BY A HEAD UNDER FUENTES

By SantaAnita.com ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2019)–Last turning for home in a field of 11 juveniles, trainer Peter Miller’s El Tigre Terrible hugged the rail throughout and split horses in the shadow of the wire to nail his stablemate Bulletproof One by a head in a thrilling finish to Sunday’s $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes at Santa […]

John Harris on Fashionably Fast

I love to win anywhere regardless of the purse or locale, but it is particularly fun and encouraging to win a major race at home, as Fashionably Fast did today. His jockey, Tiago Pereira, a 33 year old native of Brazil, rode him perfectly. He was able to track the speed and then swing out […]

Harris Farms Wins Harris Farms Stakes

FRESNO, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2019) – Fashionably Fast kept it in-house on Saturday, winning the Harris Farms Stakes at the Fresno Fair for breeder Harris Farms and owner Harris Farms, in partnership with Per Antonsen and John Nicoletti. Fashionably Fast is by Lucky Pulpit, out of the Forestry mare Fall Fashion and was trained by […]

Spiced Perfection Overcomes Stumbling Start For TCA Victory

by Paulick Report Staff Lexington, KY (October 5, 2019)-Pantofel Stable, Wachtel Stable, and Peter Deutsch’s California-bred Spiced Perfection (4-1) put in an athletic performance to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes, overcoming a bad stumble at the start, closing from last and holding off the challenge of Dawn the Destroyer to win […]

$100,000 I’m Smokin Stakes Loaded with Harris Farms Connections

DEL MAR, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2019) – The unbeaten Graduation Stakes winner Big Returns (Mr. Big) along with Clubhouse Ride, Vronsky and Smiling Tiger juvenile progeny, are entered in Friday’s $100,000 I’m Smokin Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 2-year-olds at Del Mar. Riding With Dino is by Vronsky, out of the Yankee Gentleman mare […]

Acclimate Steals Away On The Front End In Del Mar Handicap

by Paulick Report Staff Del Mar, CA (August 17, 2019)-The Ellwood Johnston Trust and Timmy Time Racing’s Acclimate grabbed the lead at the start of Saturday’s Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap and was able to hold it all the way to the wire, out-lasting the late-running Oscar Dominguez by a length on the wire. The […]

Harris Farms Consignment California Fall Yearlings

California Fall Yearlings September 26, 2019 Pomona, CA HARRIS FARMS—Barn 3 128 ch.f. Smiling Tiger-Lofty Ambition 151 ch.f. Clubhouse Ride-Miss Rhythmic HARRIS FARMS, AGENT—Barn 3 17 b.f Mr. Big-Baby Zito 21 b.f Mr. Big-Belloma 103 dkb/b.c. Mr. Big-Irish Exchange 133 ch.f. Grazen-Lucky S. J. 134 ch.c. First Samurai-Lula Talullah 137 dkb/b.f. Cairo Prince-Magnetic 140 b.c. […]

Mr. Big Colt Tops NorCal Sale

From CTBA.com PLEASANTON, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2019) — A Mr. Big colt brought $45,000 to top Tuesday’s Northern California Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The colt, out of the Into Mischief mare Perched, was consigned by Harris Farms and purchased by Legacy Ranch. Right behind the topper was […]

Lynne’s Legacy Rallies to Win Solana Beach

From DMTC Publicity DEL MAR, Calif. (Aug. 9, 2019) — In a rousing finish, Lynne’s Legacy rallied from dead last to forge to the front in the final strides and win the featured $150,000 Solana Beach Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares Friday at Del Mar. With Rafael Bejarano in the saddle, […]

Clubhouse Ride Juvenile Graduates at Del Mar

Del Mar, CA (August 3, 2019)-Club Aspen, a juvenile son of Clubhouse Ride, graduated from the maiden ranks scoring by three parts of a length in a August 2nd Del Mar Cal-bred maiden special event. Club Aspen “angled in and dueled between horses, put a head in front between foes in midstretch, fought back just […]

Big Returns Wins Graduation by DQ

From DMTC Publicity DEL MAR, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2019) — Big Returns, the 6-5 favorite, was second under the wire in the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 2-year-olds on Friday but was elevated into first place when 13-1 longshot Square Deal, the original winner, was disqualified for causing interference in the stretch. […]

Grecian Fire is Dreamin’ After Nightmare

From DMTC Publicity DEL MAR, Calif. (July 26, 2019) — Grecian Fire, the lukewarm 3-1 favorite under Hall of Famer Mike Smith, withstood serious traffic trouble on the far turn and a subsequent stewards’ inquiry to win the featured $150,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes for Golden State Series eligibles Friday. Grecian Fire, a five-year-old son of […]

Big Returns Crushes Maiden Field

by ThoroughbredDailyNews.com Del Mar, CA (July 20, 2019)-Big Returns, a two-year-old colt by Mr. Big out of Quick Chick (Orientate), hammered down to 2-1 favoritism off a 6-1 morning-line quote in this debut, hopped a bit at the break before recovering to duel through a :22.56 quarter. Edging away from his pace foe past the […]

Harris Farms Consignment to 2019 Northern California Yearlings and Horses of Racing Age Sale

Tuesday, August 13th at Noon, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA Harris Farms 30 Chestnut Colt by Clubhouse Ride out of Speak Easy Gal 43 Chestnut Filly by Clubhouse Ride out of Tahitian Lagoon 71 Dark Bay or Brown Filly by Temple City out of Arousing 73 Bay Colt by Tamarando out of Aspen Gal 90 […]

Jade Native Becomes First Winner for Jeranimo

Auburn, WA (July 19, 2019)-Jade Native became the first winner sired by multiple Grade One winner Jeranimo. Sophomore Jade Native graduated by a length and a half in the one mile Emerald Downs maiden race. He was bred in California by his owner Dr. Rodney Orr and is out of the Skip Away broodmare Jadelet. […]

Acclimate Goes Wire-to-Wire in G3 San Juan Capistrano

From Santa Anita Publicity ARCADIA, Calif. (June 23, 2019)–In sharp recent form and blessed with an abundance of natural speed, California-bred Acclimate took six rivals on a merry chase that resulted in a stirring half length victory in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Martin Garcia and trained […]