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  • Classic Winner Sarava's First Foal

    Classic winner Sarava's first crop includes a filly born Jan. 3 at John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Belmont Winner Sarava to Cloverleaf in Florida

    Sarava, who upended the Triple Crown bid of War Emblem by winning the 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will enter stud at John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Sarava, in his Belmont victory.

    Sarava Improving: 'Not Out of the Woods Yet'

    The condition of 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Sarava was improving on Monday, one day after he underwent emergency colic surgery, but trainer Bob Baffert said New Phoenix Stable's Wild Again colt was "not out of the woods yet."

  • Sarava preparing for California campaign.

    Sarava Joins Baffert Stable in California

    Sarava, winner of this year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has been transferred from trainer Kenny McPeek to the barn of Bob Baffert in preparation for a 2003 Southern California campaign that his owners hope will carry him to the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, held during the Oak Tree meeting at Santa Anita on Oct. 25.

  • Sarava drives to upset Belmont Stakes victory.

    Steve Haskin's Belmont Wrapup: Show Stopper

    "What a day. What a life." As the sun set on the Belmont backstretch following one of the most energy-charged afternoons of racing in New York history, trainer Kenny McPeek finally was able to express his feelings in simple words.

  • Sarava's owner Gary Drake, holding Belmont trophy, with wife, Kitty.

    Phoenix Rising: Sarava's Owner Savors Victory

    In the 1970s, when he attended the University of Kentucky, Gary Drake would forgo class and head out to Keeneland "with $4 in my pocket trying to make my fortune." It's unlikely Drake made a score equal to the one he enjoyed when his New Phoenix Stable's Sarava shocked both him and the rest of the racing world by capturing the June 8 Belmont Stakes.