Acclimate Dual Cal-bred Champion and HOTY Finalist

Arcadia, CA (February 5, 2020) – Acclimation was no stranger to championship accolades. He has passed that tradition onto his son, Acclimate, who was named Champion California-bred Older Male and Champion California-bred Turf Horse. He is also a finalist for California Horse of the Year. A dual graded stakes winner during his 5-year-old season, Acclimate […]

El Tigre Terrible Champion Cal-bred 2YO Colt

Arcadia, CA (February 5, 2020) – El Tigre Terrible, the son of Smiling Tiger, was named Co-Champion California-bred 2-year-old male! The bay gelding broke his maiden in frontrunning style on July 19 at Del Mar. Came from off the pace to earn his second win on September 1 at Del Mar. Switching from dirt to […]

First Foals for Prospect Park

COALINGA, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2020) — The first foals by the Tapit Grade 2 stakes winner of $539,770 Prospect Park arrived almost simultaneously at 7:00 am Saturday, February 1 at Harris Farms. Classy Lady Liz, a winning daughter of Papa Clem, delivered a dark bay colt, her first foal, for breeder Dana Rocheford. Stakes-class producer […]

Scenes From the Harris Farms Annual Stallion Show

Coalinga, CA (January 25, 2020) – An enthusiastic crowd of racing industry members gathered at Harris Farms on January 25 for our annual Stallion Open House. The bright outlook for the future of the California racing and breeding industry was shared by all, even if the local skies didn’t quite reflect the sunny mood of […]

Video Highlights of Harris Farms Stallion Show

Coalinga, CA (January 31, 2020) – Enjoy highlights of the Harris Farms Stallion Show from January 25th. Below is the time of appearance of each stallion: Lakerville :06 Smiling Tiger 1:15 Vronsky 2:03 Acclamation 3:02 Prospect Park 4:02 Conquest Farenhheit 4:54 Om 5:48 Rousing Sermon 7:07 Majestic Harbor 8:16 Jeranimo 9:31

Fashionably Fast Triumphs in California Cup Sprint

From Santa Anita Publicity ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2020)–Head and head for the early lead, Harris Farms homebred Fashionably Fast proved tough as nails late, as he repelled a stout challenge from late closing Lieutenant Dan to take Saturday’s $150,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita by a neck, providing him with his […]

Harris Farms Horses Prevalent at Cal Cup Saturday

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a great getaway to Santa Anita racetrack for the California Cup this Saturday? Besides the world class horse racing, they are having the California Wine Festival and the 2nd Annual Bulldog Derby where all proceeds go to Protecting PAWS Animal Rescue and CARMA. Go to www.SantaAnita.com […]

Harris Farms 2020 Stallion Open House Saturday, January 25th

COALINGA, Calif. (January, 15, 2020) – Harris Farms will host their 2020 open house and stallion show on Saturday, January 25th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please join us for inspections of the 2020 stallion roster and enjoy food and refreshments. All of the farms stallions will be available for viewing including new for […]

Almost a Factor Preps for Cal Cup Oaks

Coalinga, Calif. (January 13, 2020) – Harris Farms’ bred 3-year-old filly Almost a Factor turned in her final prep today for the $200,000 California Cup Oaks, scheduled for one mile over the turf course at Santa Anita Park on January 18. The bay daughter of The Factor went a half-mile handily over the main track […]

Harris Farms’ Bred Club Aspen Surprises in King Glorious Stakes

From Los Alamitos Publicity CYPRESS, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2019) – Making his first start around two turns on dirt, Club Aspen drew off late to post an 8-1 upset in the $100,000 King Glorious Stakes for Golden State Series eligibles on Sunday at Los Alamitos, the final day of the Winter Thoroughbred meet. Bred by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]