Derby Contenders

Michael Dubb,Bethlehelm Stables and Elkstone Group

Michael Dubb is the founder and chairman of Beechwood Organization, and member of the NYRA Board of Directors. He is active in racing partnerships and campaigned 2005 Kentucky Oaks contender Sis City with then NY Yankees manager Joe Torre.

Michael Caruso races under Bethlehelm Stables and was introduced to racing by his father who took him to Monmouth Park. Grace Hall is named after the arena of the same name at Lehigh University where Caruso had a record breaking wrestling career which landed him in the National Wrestling Hall Of Fame.

Elkstone Group is headed by Stuart Grant, an attorney who owns the Camden Training Center in South Carolina. He won with his first horse in 2001 and now has a stable of over 35 runners including Pinch Pie and JW Blue