Horse Racing: What Price Now?

The grey colt was a son of the great Native Dancer, but he had chronically "mushy" (swollen) ankles, and it seemed he might never get to the races. So Owner Peter Fuller decided to get rid of him. He changed the horse's name from A.T.'s Image (after Fuller's father, former Massachusetts Governor A. T. Fuller) to Dancer's Image, and put him up for auction. The bidding reached $25,000, stopped—and, just as the gavel was about to fall, Fuller had a change of heart. After bidding $26,000 himself, he paid the auctioneer's 10% commission...

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