Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Sarava turned in a solid half-mile breeze the morning of June 29 at Churchill Downs as the Kenny McPeek-trained colt continues his preparation for a late summer/fall campaign.The New Phoenix Stable runner breezed the distance in :48.40 over a fast track under Patricia Cooksey, who has become Sarava's regular work partner in recent weeks.McPeek is pointing the son of Wild Again toward a return to competition in the $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga or the $1-million Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Monmouth Park. Both races are Aug. 4.
James Tafel's homebred Street Sense, winner of the 2007 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), took a first step toward his summer and fall campaign with a solid four-furlong work on Sunday at Churchill Downs.