Acclamation Son Wires Santa Anita Allowance

Arcadia, CA (March 12, 2021) – Acclamation son Burnin Turf led at every call to win the 5th race at Santa Anita, a $64,000 allowance going one mile over the turf course rated good at Santa Anita. Breaking sharply, Burnin Turf set out for the lead and was joined by challengers on both sides going […]

Harris Farms’ Homebred Fashionably Fast All Heart in Tiznow Stakes Victory

Courtesy of Santa Anita.com ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 28, 2021)–In a race in which the emphasis was on speed, speed and more speed, Harris Farms’ hard knocking Fashionably Fast proved gamest of all, as he dug deep while in between horses late to win Sunday’s $100,000 Tiznow Stakes at Santa Anita by a head. Trained by […]

Vronsky Son Debuts a Winner

Albany, CA (February 28, 2021) – Ashley’s Valentine, the 3-year-old son of Vronsky, debuted a winner in the 6th race at Golden Gate Fields going five furlongs over the all weather surface. Fourth in the early going, Ashley’s Valentine moved between horses in stretch like a seasoned pro. Catching the leaders, he finished strongest of […]

Smiling Tiger’s Baja Sur Named Washington Champion Older Horse and Sprinter

Auburn, WA (February 27, 2021) – Baja Sur, the son of Smiling Tiger, was named champion sprinter and champion older horse at the 2020 Washington Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Awards, which were announced via a Zoom presentation on February 27. This was the third consecutive season Baja Sur has earned championship honors. Named champion […]

Harris Farms’ 2020 California-bred Champions

Coalinga, CA (February 26, 2021) – Harris Farms was well represented when the California Thoroughbred Breeder’s Association announced their 2020 California-bred Champions. Fashionably Fast, who was bred, foaled, raised by Harris Farms, and who races for the farm in partnership with Per Antonsen and John Nicoletti, was named Co-Champion Sprinter. He won the California Cup […]

Vronsky #1 Stallion Standing Outside of Kentucky

Coalinga, CA (February 23, 2021) – Vronsky is the 2021 Leading Sire (outside of Kentucky) by Percentage of Black-Type Performers. His 9.1% of black-type performers to runners is nearly double that of the stallion in the second spot and more than two and one-half times the next highest listed stallion standing in California. The statistics […]

Lakerville Son Leads Home Harris Farms-sired Superfecta in Santa Anita MSW

Arcadia, CA (February 19, 2020) – Lakerville son Luvluv closed with a rush to lead home a maiden special weight superfecta of Harris Farms-sired runners in the 3rd race at Santa Anita. Luvluv was bumped at the start of the six and one-half furlong turf sprint, but he overcame that to settle in midpack in […]

Slam Dunk Sermon Now Three-for-Three in 2021

Albany, CA (February 14, 2021) – Slam Dunk Sermon is now three-for-three this season. The latest victory for the son of Rousing Sermon came in the 7th race at Golden Gate Fields, a six furlong allowance over the all weather course. Slam Dunk Sermon sat off the dueling pacesetters until the far turn. He launched […]

Rousing Sermon Son Rousing Slammer Tops Golden Gate Allowance

Albany, CA (February 5, 2021) – Rousing Slammer, the Rousing Sermon gelding who is the year younger full brother to current six-time winner Slam Dunk Sermon, is starting to build his own resume and he scored his first victory against winners in the 2nd race at Golden Gate Fields going five and one-half furlongs over […]

Almost a Factor Wins Santa Anita Feature Race

Arcadia, CA (January 31, 2021) – Harris Farms, Inc. and Gary Parker’s Almost a Factor proved much the best to win the feature race on the Sunday card at Santa Anita, a nine furlong allowance over the turf course that was rated good after recent local rains. Almost a Factor rated kindly in mid-pack as […]

Mark Whats Mine First Winner for Tamarando

Albany, CA (January 29, 2021) – Mark Whats Mine became the first winner for Tamarando with her wire-to-wire victory going five and one-half furlongs over the all weather in the 3rd race at Golden Gate Fields. The dark bay 3-year-old filly dashed away from post three and cleared the field by a length down the […]

Slam Dunk Sermon Keeps on Winning

Albany, CA (January 28, 2021) – Slam Dunk Sermon made it three wins in his last four starts and six for eleven lifetime with his victory in the 4th race at Golden Gate Fields, a six furlong allowance over the all weather. The son of Rousing Sermon had visited the winners circle eleven day ago […]

First Reported Foal for Om

Coalinga, CA (January 22, 2021) – The first reported foal by multiple graded winner Om was born January 18 at Harris Farms. Bred by Al and Saundra Kirkwood, the chestnut filly is the third foal from the Unusual Heat allowance winner All the Heat who is a full sister to Inflamed, dam of Grade I […]

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’ Homebred Vronsky Filly Closing Remarks Wins Cal Cup Oaks

Courtesy of Santa Anita ARCADIA, CA (Jan. 16, 2021) – With a nightmarish trip in her last start behind her, Harris Farms’ homebred Closing Remarks powered to an impressive one length win in Saturday’s $200,000 Leigh Ann Howard California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita. One of three fillies in the field trained by Carla Gaines, […]

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 […]

Vronsky’s The Chosen Vron Makes a Blockbuster Debut at Santa Anita

Arcadia, CA (December 27, 2020) – The Chosen Vron made a blockbuster career debut, blowing away the field by nearly seven lengths in the 8th race at Santa Anita, a maiden special weight going six and one-half furlongs over the fast main track.  The 2-year-old son of Vronsky was no secret with a swift […]

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 […]

California’s Leading Freshman Sire Majestic Harbor’s New TV Commercial

California’s Leading First Crop Sire Majestic Harbor has a brand new television commercial. He is the sire of four maiden special weight winners from seven starters and 28.6% black-type horses to runners. He stands the 2021 season for $2,500 Live Foal. To View the commercial, Click Here  

High National Ranking for First Mares bred to OM

Coalinga, CA (December 2, 2020) – The first group of mares bred to Om ranked second nationally by Class Performance Index (CPI) for stallions in their first season at stud. Om stands his second season for a fee of $6,000 Live Foal.