John C. Harris

John C. Harris (born July 14, 1943 in Fresno, California) is the owner of Harris Farms and is a past president and current member of the executive committee of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. A current member of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB),[1] he served as chairman of the CHRB for the years 2004, 2005 and 2009,[2] and is a former director of the Thoroughbred Owners of California. Harris has been a member of The Jockey Club since 1988.[3]

Harris Farms, founded in 1937, is one of the United States’ leading producers of agricultural products. Harris Ranch Beef Company produces nearly 200 million pounds of beef and is California's largest fed cattle processor. California’s leading breeder of thoroughbreds, Harris Farms will stand ten stallions in 2010, including Cee's Tizzy,[4] sire of two-time Breeders' Cup Classic winner Tiznow; Redattore; and Swiss Yodeler.[5]

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  2. http://chrb.ca.gov/press_releases/2009_02_28_press_release.pdf
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