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”
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”
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”
A couple of in-form 3-year-olds who have shown indications that longer distances may be to their liking could have a say in the outcome of the Grade 3, $500,000 West Virginia Derby on Saturday at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort. The connections of Pennsylvania-bred Chilly in Charge believe the 3-year-old colt is coming into his own afterContinue reading “Horse Racing Nation: Chilly in Charge, Top Line Growth take good form into W. Va. Derby”
Winning Number led gate-to-wire Friday night in the $250,000 Iowa Derby, but in Country House/Kentucky Derby style, stewards promoted Top Line Growth to the win after a lengthy look at the film, ruling Winning Number fouled rival Shang during the stretch run. Read more at Horse Racing Nation.