$250,000 Harris Foaled/Raised/ Consigned Vronsky Colt Tops Fasig-Tipton Fall Yearlings

Pomona, CA (September 26, 2023) – The half-brother to multiple stakes winner Kings River Knight consigned by Harris Farms, Inc., Agent, topped the 2023 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings and HORA Sale with a final bid of $250,000 from West Point Thoroughbreds. Hip 211 is a bay colt by Vronsky out of the Poteen mare, Seasonedtoperfection, […]

$100,000 Acclamation Yearling Colt at Fasig-Tipton Fall

Pomona, CA (September 26, 2023) – The Acclamation yearling who was the second horse through the ring, is the early leader on the board after bringing a final hammer price of $100,000 at the 2023 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings and HORA Sale. He was purchased by Radley Equine/Boomer Bloodstock. Consigned by Harris Farms, Inc., Hip […]

Harris-bred Ceiling Crusher Wins $1 Million Cotillion Stakes!

Bensalem. PA (September 23, 2023) – Ceiling Crusher, bred, raised, and sold by Harris Farms, outran a field that included 2023 Kentucky Oaks and Test Stakes winner Pretty Mischievous, to win the $1 million Cotillion Stakes (G1) going a mile and one-sixteenth at Parx Racing! Read the article, watch the replay and the post-race interview […]

Harris Farms Consignment at 2023 FT California Fall Yearling and HORA Sale

Harris Farms is proud to offer the following consignment at the 2023 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings and Horses of Racing Age Sale being held on Tuesday, September 26 at Fairplex in Pomona. Property of Harris Farms, Inc. Hip 2 Bay Colt by Acclamation out of You Can Dream Hip 123 Bay Colt by Smiling Tiger […]

Smiling Tiger Son Magic Tiger Wins Gold Cup

Winnipeg, MB (September 19, 2023) – The penultimate card of the season at Assiniboia Downs featured the $50,750 Gold Cup going a mile an one-eighth. Continuing the finest season of his career, Smiling Tiger‘s son, Magic Tiger, capped off his summer in Winnipeg with his third stakes victory since his arrival at the Canadian oval. […]

Om Yearling Colt Sells for $90,000 at Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Lexington, KY (September 18, 2023) – A gray colt from the second crop of our multiple graded stakes winner Om was purchased for $90,000 at the 2023 Keeneland September Yearling Sale in Lexington, Kentucky by Alistar Roden, Agent. Hip 2111 was consigned by Penn Stables, Agent for Bar C Stables. He is a half-brother to […]

Acclamation’s Kings River Knight Best in the E. B. Johnston S.

It is all together fitting and proper that Kings River Knight returned to the winner’s circle after the $75,000 E. B. Johnston Stakes at Los Alamitos. The 5-year-old Acclamation gelding represents multiple generations of the historic California breeding program of Old English Rancho top and bottom that were established and carried on by the family […]

A Triple for Tamarando

Albany, CA (September 11, 2023) – Tamarando, the 2022 Leading Third Crop Sire and the #1 Fourth Crop Sire by black-type horses in 2023 in California had three of his runners turn a rare triple by winning races at the same track on the same day at Golden Gate Fields. Harris Farms homebred, in partnership […]

Harris Homebred Closing Remarks Earns the G2 John C. Mabee-Yellow Ribbon Sweep

Courtesy of Daily Racing Form Del Mar, CA – Riding a stakes-winning mare such as Closing Remarks at Del Mar on Saturday helped ease any lingering discomfort from a spill on Aug. 31 for jockey Umberto Rispoli. Rispoli rode Closing Remarks to a smart win in the Grade 2 John C. Mabee Stakes for fillies […]

Smiling Tiger’s Dr. No No Wins $125,000 I’m Smokin S.

DEL MAR, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2023) — Brown, Klein or Lebherz’s Dr. No No made the lead inside the eighth pole, then just hung on by a whisker to capture the 34th edition of the $125,000 I’m Smokin Stakes for Golden State Series-eligible 2-year-olds at Del Mar Friday. The photo-finish camera showed Dr. No No, […]

Ceiling Crushers Dominates the G3 Torrey Pines at Del Mar

Del Mar, CA (September 2, 2023) – Ceiling Crusher, bred, foaled, raised, and sold by Harris Farms, romped to victory in the Grade 3, $151,150 Torrey Pines Stakes going one mile over the fast main track at Del Mar. Strutting her stuff in front of the Pacific Classic Day crowd, the 3-year-old filly was hustled […]

John Harris Tribute Video from Edwin J. Gregson Foundation

John C. Harris was honored at a charity fundraising dinner hosted by the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation one Thursday, August 17, 2023, at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, located just a few miles east of Del Mar Racetrack. Enjoy the video tribute from the night’s festivities! 

$100,000 Harris and Parker-bred Colt Tops Northern California Sale

The sale topper at the 2023 California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Northern California Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale, was bred, foaled and raised at Harris Farms in partnership with Gary Parker. Entering the ring as Hip 114 from the Harris Farms’ consignment, the bay colt by Vronsky was sold to PT Syndicate #1 and […]

Harris Farms’s Consignment at 2023 Northern California Sale

Harris Farms proudly offers the following consignment at the 2023 Northern California Yearling Sale being held on Tuesday, August 15 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Property of Harris Farms, Inc. Hip 65 Dark Bay or Brown Colt by Uptown Rythem out of Southern Preacher Hip 79 Bay Colt by Vronsky out of Tizn’t […]

Closing Remarks Wins G2 Yellow Ribbon

Harris Farms’ homebred Closing Remarks earned her second career Grade 2 victory with her gallant effort in the $251,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap (G2) going a mile and one-sixteenth over the firm turf course at Del Mar. The daughter of Vronsky had a busy winter and spring at Santa Anita with a victory in the Royal […]

Clovisconnection Wins Robert Dupret Derby

  Courtesy of DRF.com SANTA ROSA, CA (Aug. 12, 2023) – The three-race winning streak California-bred Clovisconnection has compiled in Washington State and on the California fairs this summer is only a foreshadowing of what the gelding can accomplish later, to the mind of trainer Blaine Wright. “He will be a super, super route horse,” […]

Harris-bred Sawasdee Gallops to Del Mar Allowance Victory

Del Mar, CA (August 5, 2023) – Sawasdee, the Harris Farms-bred son of Desert Code, is enjoying the finest season of his racing career. The 5-year-old gelding’s third win in his last four starts came in the 7th race at Del Mar, an $85,000 allowance going five furlongs over the firm turf course. Breaking strongly, […]

First Starter First Winner for Freshman Sire Om

Sacramento, Ca (July 30, 2023) – Multiple Graded Stakes winner Om can add sire to his list of achievements when his first starter, Harris Farms-bred Zen State, came home best in his career debut in the 4th race at Sacramento going five furlongs. Breaking from the inside post, the 2-year-old gelding chased a zippy foe […]

Harris Foaled and Raised The Chosen Vron Wins G1 Bing Crosby Stakes

Courtesy of Del Mar (July 30, 2023) – The chestnut Cal-bred The Chosen Vron, a win machine of the first degree, won his eighth straight race Saturday at Del Mar, but this time he did it with — and to — the big boys. The racy chestnut gelding took on one of the strongest Bing […]

Smiling Tiger Sons 1-2 in R. J. Speers Memorial Stakes

Winnipeg, Manitoba (July 19, 2023) – The last time Smiling Tiger son’s Magic Tiger and Tiger Dad met, Tiger Dad was winning the Free Press Stakes at Assiniboia Downs and Magic Tiger finished third. The two squared off again tonight in the $50,500 R. J. Speers Memorial Stakes and Magic Tiger turned the tables, earning […]

John Harris to be Honored by the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation

From The TDN RANCHO SANTA FE, CA (July 3, 2023) — Thoroughbred owner and breeder John C. Harris will be honored at a charity fundraising dinner hosted by the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation. The event will take place Thursday, August 17, 2023, at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, located […]

Harris Homebred Wins Los Alamitos Sunday Feature

Cypress, CA (July 2, 2023) – The feature race on the Sunday card at Los Alamitos was a one mile allowance over the fast track for a purse of $56,242. Our homebred 4-year-old filly Glorious Spring carried co-highweight and rallied from last-to-first to earn her second consecutive visit to the winner’s circle. Glorious Spring began […]

Smiling Tiger Sons Bookend the Trifecta in the Free Press Stakes

Winnipeg, Manitoba (June 28, 2023) – Two sons of Smiling Tiger stepped onto the track at Assiniboia Downs for the $50,000 Free Press Stakes. At the end of the six furlong contest, they bookended the trifecta with two heads separating the top three finishers. The spoils of victory went to multiple stakes winning 7-year-old Tiger […]

Acclamation’s Kings River Knight Wins Second Consecutive Stakes

CYPRESS, CA (June 24, 2023) – A switch from turf to dirt proved no issue for favored Kings River Knight in the $100,500 Bertrando Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos. Four weeks after a gate-to-wire victory in the Crystal Water on the Santa Anita grass, the 5-year-old Acclamation gelding used similar tactics to defeat Lovesick Blues […]

Respectfully Romps in Laurel Park Allowance

Laurel, MD (June 23, 2023) – Respectfully remained undefeated at Laurel Park as the daughter of Smiling Tiger demolished the field in the 6th race, a seven furlong allowance with a purse of $61,210. The 5-year-old mare earned her first win at Laurel Park over a fast main track. Today, she was met with a […]