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Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

Bolton Purchases Hard Spun Colt

George Bolton, who bought the sale topper out of the 2010 Barretts May sale to come up with The Factor, paid $220,000 for this year’s sale topper, a son of Hard Spun  . The colt was one of seven to bring six figures at the May 16 sale in Pomona, Calif.

A total of 72 2-year-olds and one horse of racing age sold at the May sale. The 2-year-olds averaged $36,903, up 2.5% over 2010, when 86 juveniles averaged $36,000. The median declined slightly, from $20,500 to $20,000. Only 17 failed to sell this year, a buy-back rate of 19.1%. In 2010, 24.6% failed to sell.


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And he will have Doug O'Neill train him! Throwing money away.

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