03/16/2012 5:19PM

Evangeline to host juvenile sale


A total of 134 juveniles have been cataloged to the John Franks Memorial 2-year-olds in training sale at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, La., on March 25. The sale will begin at 10 a.m. Central. There will be gallop preview show this coming Saturday, March 24.

Last year, 113 lots sold for a cumulative $901,500, or an average of $7,978, according to Charlotte Stemmans Clavier, president of Stemmans Inc., administrator for the sale at Evangeline.

Horses passing through the sales ring will be eligible for one of two $60,000 sales stakes for 2-year-olds to be run at Evangeline on Sept. 8. The races, at 5 1/2 furlongs, had previously been run in July.