Kinsman Farm

Curlin Colt On Top As Keeneland Powers Into Book 3

LEXINGTON, KY - The Keeneland September Yearling Sale might have taken a day off Friday, but the auction lost none of its momentum when bidding returned for the first of two Book 3 sessions Saturday in Lexington. A colt by Curlin paced another competitive session when selling for $900,000 to the BSW/Crow Colts partnership. For the session, 287 yearlings grossed $50,747,500. The session average was $176,821--up 5.69% from last year's corresponding session--and the median rose 3.7% to $140,000. Through five days, 956 head have sold for $287,737,500. The average is...

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Crew Dragon Proves Ready to Launch

Kinsman Stable's Crew Dragon (Exaggerator) overcame a case of third-itis and plenty of traffic trouble to graduate by a gritty neck when trying nine furlongs for the first time at Gulfstream Park Sunday for trainer Bill Mott. "Our team was very impressed with the gameness he showed fighting through horses to get them at the wire," Kevin Adler, Kinsman's Vice President and Director of Racing, said. "Bill has liked this horse since the summer and Crew Dragon showed his versatility by getting the mile and an eighth." The Steinbrenner family's...

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