Don Alberto Gets Salty for $3,000,000
Grade 1 winner SALTY sold for $3,000,000 at The November Sale. Offered as Hip 129, the four-year-old daughter of QUALITY ROAD was purchased by Don Alberto Corporation from the consignment of Baccari Bloodstock, agent.
SALTY is one of QUALITY ROAD’s five Grade 1 winners this year, having captured the La Troienne S. (G1) for owners Gary Barber, Baccari Racing Stable, and Chester Prince and trainer Mark Casse in May. She won the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) last year at three and was three times Grade 1 placed as a sophomore, including a game second place finish in the Acorn S. (G1) behind eventual Eclipse Champion Three-Year-Old Filly ABEL TASMAN.
SALTY has won or placed in eight of 11 starts to date, with earnings of $688,500. She sold as a racing and/or broodmare prospect.