State fair ham auction fetches record $2 million

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT)- More than 1,000 guests came out for the Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.

It's an annual tradition at the Kentucky State Fair, dating back more than 50 years. The auction serves as a fundraiser for local charities, educational institutions and philanthropic groups.

This year's sale turned out to be a record breaker. The winning bid, split between three bidders, went for $2,000,000.

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