Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant) , Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ British Idiom engage win opening-day stakes on Fall Stars Weekend; earn trips to Breeders’ Cup

Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant) , Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ British Idiom swept to the lead at the head of the stretch and romped to a 6½-length victory to win the 68th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies before a Fall Meet opening-day crowd of 16,427. In theContinue reading “Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant) , Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ British Idiom engage win opening-day stakes on Fall Stars Weekend; earn trips to Breeders’ Cup”

Paulick Report: British Idiom Headed To Breeders’ Cup After Alcibiades Victory At Keeneland

British Idiom, confidently ridden by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, cruised to a 6 1/2-length victory in the Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades Stakes on Friday’s opening-day program of the fall race meet at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky. Trained by Brad Cox and owned by Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group LLC, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC,Continue reading “Paulick Report: British Idiom Headed To Breeders’ Cup After Alcibiades Victory At Keeneland”

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

Source: Coady Photography 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 theContinue reading “America’s Best Racing: British Idiom Romps in Alcibiades, Engage Earns Spot in Breeders’ Cup Sprint”

Horse Racing Nation: Social Paranoia takes Dueling Ground Derby, caps Ortiz’s big weekend

Photo: Leslie Martin Jose Ortiz capped a profitable and prolific Kentucky Downs weekend Sunday when he piloted Social Paranoia to victory in the $600,000 Dueling Grounds Derby. Ortiz swept both of Sunday’s feature events, also taking the $350,000 Dueling Grounds Oaks aboard Princesa Carolina. Those scores followed Saturday stakes victories on Ms Bad Behavior in the GradeContinue reading “Horse Racing Nation: Social Paranoia takes Dueling Ground Derby, caps Ortiz’s big weekend”

Tulane receives transformational gift for Jewish Studies

Tulane University has received a generous gift from Stuart and Suzanne Grant of Wilmington, Delaware to establish the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience. It is among the largest gifts to the Tulane School of Liberal Arts and the largest ever to the Department of Jewish Studies. The gift from the Grants’ I CouldContinue reading “Tulane receives transformational gift for Jewish Studies”