Congratulations to Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Curlin and Ashado for being inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame.
Sold for $57,000 at the 2005 September Sale, Curlin won 11 races in 16 starts, earned a North American record $10,501,800 and was the 2007-2008 Horse of the Year. Curlin won the 2007 Preakness (G1) and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and 2008 Dubai World Cup (G1). He stands at Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Sold for $170,000 at the 2002 September Sale, Ashado won 12 races in 21 starts and earned $3,931,440. She won the 2004 Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) and was a champion at 3 and 4. Ashado was sold for $9 million at Keeneland’s 2005 November Breeding Stock Sale. The price is the seventh highest ever paid at a Keeneland sale.