2-year-old pedigrees: British Idiom, Wicked Whisper speak up

The Breeders’ Cup’s “Future Stars Friday” picked up a number of young starlets across divisions over the weekend, including some who hinted at things to come on the way to the 2020 Kentucky Oaks. Let’s take a look at their bloodlines.

(Flashback – Rose, and Shine, by Mr. Sekiguchi)

In the Alcibiades (G1) over Keeneland’s main track, British Idiom tracked the pace in tight between horses in third early on before Javier Castellano eased her back to fourth on the outside. The Brad Cox trainee made her way to the front by the quarter pole and opened up to win by 6 1/2 lengths with the 1 1/16-mile final time in 1:45.80. A bargain $40,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling, British Idiom is undefeated in both starts and has earned $281,250, plus an invitation to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies.

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October 14, 2019