Robert Evans

Record-Setting June Sale Concludes

OCALA, FL - The three-day Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale of 2-Year-Olds more than bounced back from its 2020 pandemic-induced lull, ending Friday with its highest-ever gross and average and with a record-tying median. In all, 560 juveniles grossed $24,492,950 for an average of $43,737--besting the previous record figures of $23,475,500 and $39,722, respectively, set in 2015. The cumulative median was $20,000. With 125 horses reported not sold, the buy-back rate was 18.2%. "The June sale is all grown up now," said OBS Director of Sales Tod Wojciechowski. "I...

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Eternal Peace Proves Worth the Wait

Eternal Peace (War Front), who produced a solid effort to be fifth in her debut at Gulfstream Park last March, didn't see the racetrack again for another 13 months, but she began to make up for lost time with a determined maiden score in her first start back Sunday at Gulfstream Park for owner/breed Robert 'Shel' Evans and trainer Roger Attfield (video). The victory came some seven months after the filly's full-brother sold to Godolphin for $800,000 at last year's Keeneland September Yearling Sale. "She hadn't run in a year...

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