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Sharon Autry                   Leslie Galerne-Smith                                           
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For Immediate Release



Pomona, CA – May 6, 2013 – Barretts Sales & Racing has 155 elite horses, including 13 supplemental entries, in the catalog for its May 13 sale of 2-year-olds in training.  The sale begins at 3 p.m. The training preview is May 10, starting at 10 a.m. The preview and sale will be streamed live at 

Speaking of the prospects for the May sale, Barretts General Manager Kim Lloyd said, “We look forward to a very strong sale. We have 20% more horses cataloged and the quality is also on the rise. The demand has been steady all year and we expect it to continue.”
The May sale has produced an impressive list of graduates including graded stakes winners The Factor, Kinsale King, Jeronimo and Know More.
Barretts conducts six auctions annually, including The Paddock Sale at Del Mar and The Winter Paddock Sale at Santa Anita.

Visit to view the sales catalog and for additional information.

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Under the direction of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, one of the largest county fairs in  the world, as well as The Learning Centers which encompasses Fairtime Learning, The Child Development Center, The Career and Technical  Education Center (CTEC) and the Junior Fair Board.  Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business with the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel &  Conference Center, McKinley’s Grille, KOA RV Park, Finish Line Sports Grill and Cornucopia Foods. The campus is also home to the Millard  Sheets Center for the Arts, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum and the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona; horse racing and Barretts  Sales & Racing; as well as the Los Angeles International Wine, Spirits, Beer and EVOO competitions. For more information, please visit