Texans pay thousands for license plates at auction
First time all seven characters could be selected.
Arlington---Th e Associated Press is reporting; nods to Texas sports teams were among big winners at an auction of personalized plates at Cowboys Stadium.
But it was a license plate bearing the word FERRARI that brought in the biggest bid on Thursday night.
The FERRARI plate drew a $15,000 bid at the auction in Arlington.
Other big sellers included COWBOYS for $11,500 and a GO HORNS plate for $10,500.
The auction was put on by My Plates, a private vender the state chose to market and sell some specialty plates.
It was the first auction in which Texans could get personalized plates with a full seven letters of their choice.