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Horse Owner, Breeder, Sara Collette Passes Away At Age 86

Sara Elizabeth Collette, age 86, passed peacefully at her home in Casanova, VA on Monday, October 11th, 2021 from complications from Parkinson’s. She was born in New Haven, Oswego County, New York on March 1st, 1935, daughter of the late Frederick & Margaret Foster.

Sara Collette with husband Bruce, after winning the Lady’s Manor Stakes. Douglas Lees photo.

The Collettes moved to Casanova in 1977 and purchased a small farm called Pageland so that Sara could have her horses at… Continue reading