America’s Best Racing: British Idiom Romps in Alcibiades, Engage Earns Spot in Breeders’ Cup Sprint

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Even with champion Monomoy Girl sidelined — she will miss a defense of her title in the Nov. 2 Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff — trainer Brad Cox and many of Monomoy Girl’s owners might be headed to California with a filly that ranks as an exciting Breeders’ Cup contender: British Idiom.

With a 6 1/2-length victory over Perfect Alibi in the $400,000, Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades Stakes Oct. 4 at Keeneland, the Cox-trained British Idiom earned a “Win and You’re In” berth in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. And, she’ll go there with title hopes on the line.

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