Albertus Maximus

Albert the Great - Chasethewildwind, by Forty Niner
2019 Fee: $2500 Live Foal
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Albertus Maximus

Albert the Great - Chasethewildwind, by Forty Niner
2019 Fee: $2500 Live Foal
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SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Rallies to Place in Alberta Fall Classic Distaff
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Multiple stakes winner SAVEITFORARAINYDAY rallied from last in a nine-horse field to place in the 1 1/16-mile Alberta Fall Classic Distaff H. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began to improve her position heading into the far turn, was slowed briefly on the inside around the turn, then moved out for the run home and continued to race to the wire on this seven stakes card of the Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic Day at Century Downs. A winner on fast as well as off tracks, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY was a multiple stakes winner as a juvenile, has won or placed in eight stakes, including against males, and finished on the board in three other stakes.

OLIVE OYL Rallies to Place in $100,000 Iowa Breeders’ Oaks
Monday, September 2, 2019

Having placed in allowance company in her last two starts, OLIVE OYL made a wide rally from last in a 10-horse field to place in the 1 mile and 70 yards Iowa Breeders’ Oaks. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS won the Iowa Sorority S. in only her second start as a juvenile last year and has only finished off the board once in eight career starts.

QUEEN MAXINE Rallies for Maiden Win
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Having placed in her last two starts which were on the turf, QUEEN MAXINE took to the off track and scored a 2 1/4-length victory in this Maiden test. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS bumped with another after breaking from the outside post in a nine-horse field in this off-the-turf mile and 70 yards contest on a sloppy sealed track. Able to stalk the pace early on, QUEEN MAXINE rallied on the far turn to take the lead and continued her drive to the wire at Indiana Grand. She is a River Run Farm homebred out of Glenfiddich Fire, by Kerosene.

3YO LUZON CHARGER Draws Off in Maiden Score
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Having placed in three starts earlier in the year, LUZON CHARGER got on the winning track and left his competition behind for a 6 1/4-length win racing 5 1/2 furlongs in a Maiden test. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS tracked the leaders a little over two lengths back. He took advantage of an opening along the rail near the top of the stretch to assume command, then pulled away to the wide margin of victory at Belterra Park. LUZON CHARGER was bred by his owner Janet Reeder out of the Theatrical (IRE) mare, Liege.

WINSINFASHION Proves Best at Del Mar
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Coming off a runner-up effort, beaten just a neck last out, WINSINFASHION took the lead at the top of the stretch and pulled clear for a 2 1/4-length win at Del Mar. The 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS moved up to challenge for the lead after breaking from the inside post. She dueled on the inside until putting her foe away at the top of the stretch and was never challenged to the wire racing 5 1/2 furlongs. A $75,000 purchase out of the Barretts March Selected 2YO Sale, WINSINFASHION was a 6 1/2-length maiden winner at Santa Anita in her third start at two. She was bred by Ponder Hill, Inc., Denise Purvis & David Purvis out of the Is It True mare, I’s a Fact.

Also on Saturday, HELEN MAE’S SONG ran away from her competition for an 8 1/4-length victory going six furlongs. The 3-year-old filly won for the second time in her last four starts which also includes a 9 1/2-length maiden score here at Fairmount Park, and in the other two races, she was beaten by less than a combined three lengths. She was bred by her owner/trainer Terry Burgess out of Marylou’s Song, by Grand Reward.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Rallies at Saratoga for Third Straight Win
Friday, July 26, 2019

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND remains undefeated in three starts this year after taking a six-furlong sprint at Saratoga by a 1 1/4 lengths.  The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke from post eight in a nine-horse field to race on the outside. She remained five wide around the turn, then six wide into the lane, and closed through the stretch to pull clear in the final sixteenth to earn the win. IVY’S COLLEGE FUND kicked off her current campaign with a 7 3/4-length victory in her first start back after a six-month layoff, then won again at Monmouth prior to this start. A nine-race winner with earnings over $167,000, she was bred by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

3YO WICKED MAX Romps in Maiden at Ellis by 11 Lengths
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Stretching out to a mile for the second time, WICKED MAX expanded his margin of victory with every stride down the lane to win by 11 lengths at Ellis Park. The 3-year-old colt by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began his rally five wide on the turn and the Kenny McPeek trainee never looked back at his nine competitors. The Northfork Farms homebred is out of the Pleasant Tap mare, Wicked Tap.

Two New Recent 3-Year-Old Winners
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Making the second career start after a slow beginning in his debut at the end of May, DRY CREEK ROAD turned back a challenger in the stretch to win a Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/2 lengths. The son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced less than two lengths off the lead early, went three wide on the turn to reach the front, then dueled through the stretch to eventually pull away for the victory racing 4 1/2 furlongs at Charles Town 6/21. He was bred by Gordondale Farm out of Stormy Pass, by Deputy Storm.

After placing in her last two starts, HELEN MAE’S SONG was much the best to win this six-furlong Maiden test by 9 1/2 lengths. She broke alertly from the inside post to be first out of the gate, then was eased back to allow another to take a brief lead. HELEN MAE’S SONG resumed the lead on the turn and drew off for her final wide margin of victory at Fairmount Park 6/29. She was bred by her owner/trainer Terry Burgess out of Marylou’s Song, by Grand Reward.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Now Two for Two This Year
Saturday, June 22, 2019

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND notched her second win in as many starts in 2019 taking a six-furlong event at Monmouth Park by 1 1/2 lengths. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS rallied four wide swinging for home and ran past the leaders in midstretch to be in hand at the wire. Racing for Repole Stable and trained by Bruce Levine, IVY’S COLLEGE FUND was coming off a 7 3/4-length victory here in her first start of the season. She was bred by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

SUNNY’S STORM Rallies for Allowance Score
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Rated off the early pace, SUNNY’S STORM charged down the stretch to get the victory in this six-furlong allowance by a head. The 4-year-old colt by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began to make his move on the turn and continued that drive through the lane to run down the frontrunner at Fairmount Park. SUNNY’S STORM has only finished off the board once in his nine career starts, which includes a 2-year-old debut Maiden Special Weight win. He is out of the Grand Reward mare, Marylou’s Song, and is a homebred for trainer Terry Burdess.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Rolls to Wide Victory
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Making her first start since December, IVY’S COLLEGE FUND drew off in the stretch to win a six-furlong test by 7 3/4 lengths at Monmouth Park. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke tardily but was rushed up to vie for the lead early after breaking from the inside post. IVY’S COLLEGE FUND shook off a challenger before turning for home and widened her margin down the lane to be well in hand late. Last year she put up back-to-back wins at Keeneland and, as a juvenile, was an 11 3/4-length Maiden Special Weight winner at Ellis Park. She was bred by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

MS. MAXIMA Notches Allowance Victory
Friday, May 17, 2019

MS. MAXIMA got the second win in her last four starts taking a six-furlong allowance by 1/2 length. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced in third early, swung three wide turning for home, had widened her lead to four lengths in the stretch and defeated eight rivals to the wire at Belterra Park. MS. MAXIMA was a wire-to-wire Maiden Special Weight winner in March even though her jockey’s reins broke heading onto the back stretch and he hand rode her the rest of the way in a one mile event. MS. MAXIMA was bred by Jac Tomasello out of the Holy Bull mare, Holy Akadya.

NATCHEZ PASS Sprints Away to Win by 11 Lengths
Saturday, April 20, 2019

NATCHEZ PASS won for the 10th time in her career after running away from the competition to win by 11 lengths in a six-furlong sprint. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS had moved off to be seven lengths in front by the first quarter mile with little urging. She continued to maintain a long lead through the stretch to the wire for the final margin of victory at Fonner Park. This was her third start back after going to the sidelines for six months. Last year, NATCHEZ PASS won seven times from 12 starts and also placed in the Runza S. after winning her first three starts of the year. She was bred in Kentucky by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff.

MS. MAXIMA Wires the Field in Eventful Maiden Special
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Stretching out to two turns for the first time, MS. MAXIMA led the way to take a one mile Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/4 lengths. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke on top from post two to take the early lead around the first turn. But before she could straighten away for the run down the backstretch, her pilot’s reins broke and he struggled to maintain control as he nearly went over her head. They drifted out to the center of the track but somehow Jaime Rodriguez was able to get some semblance of control and he continued to let her run on the front end. Still in front turning for home, Rodriguez hand urged MS. MAXIMA through the stretch to maintain the lead to the wire in what was a memorable performance for both. MS. MAXIMA was bred by Jac Tomasello out of the Holy Bull mare, Holy Akadya.

CLASSICAL MUSIC Wins Going Away in Allowance Score
Monday, March 4, 2019

CLASSICAL MUSIC pushed her earnings over the $100,000 mark with a four-length allowance win. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced up closely early. She went three wide on the turn, secured the lead by the top of the stretch, and pulled away for a convincing win going six furlongs at Mahoning Valley. CLASSICAL MUSIC was a three-length Maiden Special Weight debut winner at two. She also rallied from six lengths back to take and allowance race prior to placing in the $75,000 First Lady S. in her very next start. She was bred by Nancy Lavrich out of Music Miss, by Prospector’s Music.

MAXIMIAN Makes It Two in a Row
Saturday, January 12, 2019

MAXIMIAN notched his second straight victory with a 1/2-length win to kick off his 2019 campaign. The veteran horse by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS had to steady twice during the race but still managed to rally on the outside through the stretch and get the win going a mile and 70 yards at Penn National. MAXIMIAN closed out his 2018 campaign with a win here in mid-December and now has seven wins to go along with his $138,694 in earnings. A three-length maiden winner at the Fair Grounds to kick off his 3-year-old season, he was bred by Makadam Farms, LLC, Ian Medina & Kiana Medina out of the Real Quiet mare, Michele’s Baby.

ALYMAX Leads the Way in Allowance Score
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Making his second start back after a 12-month lay-off, ALYMAX broke on top and wired the field to take an allowance test by 2 1/4 lengths. The 4-year-old colt from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke sharply from post six to grab the lead. He had extended his lead to four lengths by upper stretch and remained comfortably in front to the wire racing 5 1/2 furlongs at Mountaineer. ALYMAX won two straight in the summer of 2017 – a five-furlong off-the-turf Maiden Special Weight by an astonishing 15 1/2 lengths, followed by a six-length allowance score, both in wire-to-wire fashion. He is a Canterbury Oaks Farm homebred out of the Thunder Gulch mare, Bronte’s Miss.

3YO FASTEST MAX Makes it Two Straight With Allowance Win

FASTEST MAX notched his second win in a row after rallying to take a six-furlong allowance by a neck. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was never more than 2 1/4 lengths back as he raced five wide down the backstretch. Three wide as he circled the frontrunners on the turn, he took the lead in upper stretch and was first to the wire at Mahoning Valley. FASTEST MAX has now won three of his last five starts, including a 7 3/4-lengh Maiden Special Weight tally. He was bred by Jennifer M. Thorpe DVM out of the Trippi mare, Looney Lynda.

MAXIMIAN Battles to the Wire in Allowance Score
Saturday, December 15, 2018

MAXIMIAN won for the sixth time after a gutsy stretch drive to take a 1 1/16-mile allowance by a nose. The son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was unhurried early after breaking from post five in this field of 11. He began to make his move going six wide on the far turn, then continued his rally battling head-to-head through the stretch and won the battle to the wire at Penn National. MAXIMIAN, who won his 3-year-old seasonal debut by three lengths at Fair Grounds in his third career start, pushed his earnings over $121,000. He was bred by Makadam Farms, LLC, Ian Medina & Kiana Medina out of the Real Quiet mare, Michele’s Baby.

3YO MAXIMA NEVER LATE Wins Maiden by 9 1/4 Lengths
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Coming off runner-up finishes in two of her last three starts, MAXIMA NEVER LATE seized the lead on the turn and never looked back to win the 5 1/2-furlong maiden test by 9 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS dueled early on until halfway around the turn, then quickly drew away from the field for the dominating victory at Mountaineer. She was bred by Mike Rue out of Betterlatethannever, by Cat’s Career.

3YO FASTEST MAX a Runaway Winner in MSW
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Having finished runner-up by a neck in his last start, FASTEST MAX drew off in this Maiden Special Weight to win by a powerful 7 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS quickly opened up on the field soon after the break. Never really challenged, FASTEST MAX widened his lead through the stretch to win under a strong hand ride as much the best going 5 1/2 furlongs at Thistledown in his fourth career start. He was bred by Jennifer M. Thorpe DVM out of the Trippi mare, Looney Lynda.

Multiple SW SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Chalks Up Win #3 in 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY took advantage of an opening along the rail, then drew clear to win by 2 3/4 lengths going six furlongs on a muddy track. Sitting eight lengths back after the first 1/4 mile, the 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS shifted out four wide entering the turn, cut back inside when the rail opened up and then rallied down the stretch to pull away and get the victory at Century Downs. A multiple stakes winner as a juvenile, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY was five times stakes-placed in 2017, including against males in the Alberta Derby at Evergreen Park S.

ALBERTUS MAXIMUS First Three Crops 79% Won/Placed Incl. 2YO SW this year!
Friday, October 5, 2018
2YO filly OLIVE OYL takes the Iowa Sorority S. at Prairie Meadows
2YO MAXIMUM FORCE Rallies to Take Maiden Special
Friday, September 28, 2018

Runner-up in his debut some seven lengths in front of the third-place finisher, MAXIMUM FORCE rallied through the stretch in his second start to win an off-the-turf Maiden Special Weight by 1 1 /4 lengths. In this 1 mile & 70-yard main track event, the 2-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced five wide for most of his trip. He was still eight lengths back after six furlongs, but continued his closing effort around the far turn and down the lane to be clear by midstretch and get the win at Belterra Park. MAXIMUM FORCE was bred in Kentucky by Kathleen A. Sanderson out of the Bandini mare, Bandini Girl.

3YO EL CUPIDO Rolls to 5 3/4-Length Maiden Score
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Having placed in his last two starts, EL CUPIDO moved to the lead soon after the break and was much the best in this 5 3/4-length Maiden win. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was hand urged to widen his lead midway around the turn which grew to six lengths by the top of the stretch and he remained well clear in hand at the wire racing 6 1/2 furlongs at Charles Town. EL CUPIDO was bred by Sequel 2004 out of the Honour and Glory mare Fifth Avenue Style.

2YO OLIVE OYL Breaks Maiden in Iowa Sorority
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Making only the second start after finishing a neck back in her Maiden Special Weight debut, OLIVE OYL took the lead at the top of the stretch and won the $92,500 Iowa Sorority S. by 2 1/4 lengths on the annual Classics night on the closing day at Prairie Meadows. The 2-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced up close from the start. She moved up on the turn in this six-furlong race, took the top spot turning for home and pulled away in the final furlong. In her debut, OLIVE OYL was a neck back of the winner, who she defeated in the Sorority, but was nine lengths in front of the third-place finisher. She was bred by Roger Pelster & Steve Frum out of Sun Valley Wildcat, by Maggie’s Wildcat.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Gets Sixth Win
Friday, July 27, 2018

With back-to-back wins at Keeneland this past spring, IVY’S COLLEGE FUND got back to the winner’s circle with a neck win in a five-furlong, off-the-turf event. Sitting off the front speed early, the 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS took the rail route to put herself into contention, then continued her drive through the stretch to get up for the win at Belterra Park. IVY’S COLLEGE FUND followed up the Keeneland meet with three straight placings at Churchill Downs. An Ellis Park Maiden Special Weight winner by 11 3/4 lengths as a juvenile, she was bred by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat

3YO TOO SWEET Wins the Battle in Maiden Event
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Making her third career start, TOO SWEET dueled from the outset to eventually take the lead and win this 5 1/2-furlong Maiden test at Indiana Grand by 1/2 length. The 3-year-old filly from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced on the outside of her challenger, disposed of that one with a furlong to go and then held off a closer to earn the victory. Out of the Birdstone mare, Sweetie Bird, TOO SWEET races as a homebred for Chris and Alan Walsh.

3YO SUNNY’S STORM Takes Allowance for Second Win in Four Starts
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A debut Maiden Special Weight winner in his only start at two last year, SUNNY’S STORM took the lead on the turn and stayed on top to the wire to win a six-furlong Allowance test by a neck. The 3-year-old colt by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced just behind the leader early. He then took advantage of an opening along the rail on the turn to move up and grab the lead and got the victory at Fairmount Park. SUNNY’S STORM is a homebred for Terry Burdess who also trains him and is out of the Grand Reward mare, Marylou’s Song.

3YO WNDY CAPE Goes Wire to Wire in Maiden Special
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Making his turf debut after placing in the last two starts here on the main track, WINDY CAPE led all the way to win a one mile Maiden Special Weight by two lengths. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was well rated after breaking on top from post three in this nine-horse field. By the time they turned for home, WINDY CAPE had extended his lead to five lengths and stayed on top to the wire with a good effort at Belterra Park. He was bred by Robert Kollmansberger out of the Cape Town mare, Cape Fog.

MAXIMUS BEAUTY Scores in Turf Allowance at Churchill
Thursday, June 28, 2018

MAXIMUS BEAUTY won for the second time in as many starts this year taking a 1 1/16-mile allowance on the turf at Churchill Downs by 1 1/2 lengths. The 4-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was a winner here just 11 days ago going seven furlongs on the main track after an 11-month lay-off. Having placed twice before on the turf, MAXIMUS BEAUTY was back early, went four wide on the far turn, then rallied down the lane to overtake the top two inside the furlong pole and drew clear for the win. Last year she won a one-turn Maiden Special Weight here over a sloppy track to kick off the Kentucky Derby race card. She is a Philip Maas homebred out of the Invasor (ARG) mare, Invasor Beauty, and is trained by Joe Sharp.

Repeat Winners for ALBERTUS MAXIMUS
Sunday, June 17, 2018

MAXIMUS BEAUTY, a Maiden Special Weight winner here last May, came off an 11-month lay-off to win a seven-furlong event at Churchill Downs by a neck. The 4-year-old filly from her sire’s second crop raced up close from the start, challenged for the lead near the top of the stretch and eventually wore down her foe to get the victory. She is a Philip Maas homebred out of the Invasor (ARG) mare, Invasor Beauty, and is trained by Joe Sharp.

ALTA RITA notched her fourth victory after a troubled trip to take a five-furlong turf sprint by 1 3/4 lengths. The versatile 5-year-old mare was no more than 3 1/2 lengths back early. She was blocked with no room to go in upper stretch, but got through a slim opening along the rail and won going away. Bred by Ponder Hill, Inc. out of Goodbye Beautiful, by Goodbye Doeny, ALTA RITA now has wins on dirt, turf and all-weather.

NATCHEZ PASS Now Has Five Wins From Seven 2018 Starts
Saturday, June 2, 2018

NATCHEZ PASS put up her fifth win from seven starts this year with a 5 1/2-length allowance score. From the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, this 4-year-old filly broke into the side of the gate and then bobbled at the start, but soon recovered to get the lead by the first call. She started to pull away turning for home and drew off while lightly roused going six furlongs at Horsemen’s Park. NATCHEZ PASS now has won at five different tracks and has won or placed in 10 of her last 12 starts, including six wins. She was bred by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff.

Multiple SW SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Wins Two Straight
Friday, June 1, 2018

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY has now won her first two starts of the season after rallying to win a 6 1/2-furlong test by 2 1/4 lengths. Sitting back of the speed early, the 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS shifted out to circle the field near the top of the stretch and pulled away in the final sixteenth for the victory at Northlands Park. A multiple stakes winner as a juvenile, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY was five times stakes-placed in 2017, including against makes in the Alberta Derby at Evergreen Park S. She is out of the Mutakddim mare, Bali Amour.

SIR MAXX Romps by More Than 10 Lengths
Friday, May 25, 2018

Making his second start back off a six-month lay-off, SIR MAXX quickly grabbed the lead after the break in a nine-horse field and widened his margin at every call to win a six-furlong test by 10 1/4 lengths at Indiana Grand. The 4-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was a debut Maiden Special Weight winner on dirt here last year in open company and also had a runner-up finish in a turf allowance, beaten just 1/2 length. Out of the Tactical Cat mare, Intallclover, SIR MAXX races for his breeder Clovertowne Thoroughbreds.

Multiple SW SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Wins Seasonal Debut
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Making her first start since last October, SAVEITFORARAINYDY rallied to win a six-furlong allowance test by 1/2 length. The 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was never more than 2 1/2 lengths off the lead, swung out three wide near the top of the stretch and out-finished the runner-up at Northlands Park. A multiple stakes winner as a juvenile, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY was five times stakes-placed in 2017, including against makes in the Alberta Derby at Evergreen Park S.

NATCHEZ PASS Wins for the Fifth Time in Last Six Starts
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Coming off a placing in the Runza S. last out, NATCHEZ PASS resumed her winning ways taking a six-furlong allowance test by two lengths. The 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS grabbed the lead soon after the break from post five in an eight-horse field. She stayed in front with up to a two-length cushion at the top of the stretch and remained on top with occasional encouragement to the wire at Prairie Meadows. The consistent NATCHEZ PASS has now won or placed in nine of her last ten starts at four different tracks. She was bred by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Wins Second Straight at Keeneland
Friday, April 27, 2018

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND, a 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, drew clear to win by two lengths for her second victory at the Keeneland Spring Meeting. Stalking the pace early, she took advantage of room along the rail around the turn, then switched out between horses as they turned for home and out finished her two closest rivals to get the win in this six-furlong sprint. This was her fifth career win and it pushed her earnings to $91,83. In her win here back on opening weekend, IVY’S COLLEGE FUND took the lead soon after the break in a 12-horse field and never was really threatened to win by three lengths. A Maiden Special Weight and allowance winner at 2, she was bred in Kentucky by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Draws Away in Keeneland Win
Sunday, April 8, 2018

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND broke alertly to set the pace in this 12-horse field and then drew away down the stretch to win this 6 1/2-furlong sprint at Keeneland by three lengths. This was the fourth victory for the 4-year-old daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS. As a juvenile, IVY’S COLLEGE FUND was an 11 3/4-length Maiden Special Weight winner going five furlongs at Ellis Park. She also won a 5 1/2-furlong allowance that same season in a final time only 2/5 second off the track record. She was bred in Kentucky by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

NATCHEZ PASS Places in Runza S.
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Coming off three straight allowance scores, NATCHEZ PASS dueled from the start and continued to battle through the stretch to place in the six-furlong Runza S. During the string of allowance victories, the 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has won from a stalking position and has also set all the pace, including her 5 1/4-length allowance score last time out here at Fonner Park. The consistent NATCHEZ PASS has now won or placed in eight of her last nine starts at four different tracks.

NATCHEZ PASS Wins Four in a Row
Sunday, March 18, 2018

NATCHEZ PASS is undefeated in all three starts in 2018 and has now won four straight after taking a six-furlong allowance test by 5 1/4 lengths. The 4-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS set all the pace and drew off under a hand ride at Fonner. During this stretch of victories, NATCHEZ PASS has won from a stalking position and also as the pacesetter. Bred by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff, she was a Maiden winner going one mile on the turf at Tampa Bay.

Allowance Winner Plus Winners on Dirt and Turf at Fair Grounds and Tampa
Friday, February 23, 2018

CHOSEN ROYAL rallied from fifth after a 1/2 mile to win a one mile Maiden turf event at Tampa Bay by 1 1/2 lengths. The 4-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS had placed in four other starts on turf and all-weather. He is a Linda Merritt homebred out of the Pulpit mare, Lipstick Pulpit.
DANCE TILL TWO is now two for two this year after drawing off to win this six-furlong test at Fair Grounds by 3 1/2 lengths. The 4-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS swung five wide turning for home and drew off in the final 1/16th to cross the wire under a mild hand ride. She was coming off a three-length wire-to-wire win here in early January. DANCE TILL TWO was bred by Leonard Warf & Patricia Clark out of the Blue Ensign mare, Ti Voglio.
NATCHEZ PASS made it two straight wins with a 1 1/2-length allowance score against eight rivals. The victory for the 4-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS going four furlongs at Fonner Park followed a pace-setting five-length win in October racing six furlongs at Indiana Grand. Bred by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff, NATCHEZ PASS was a Maiden winner going one mile on the turf at Tampa Bay.

3YO AUGUSTUS MAXIMUS Best in Maiden Special
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Coming off a placing here last time out, AUGUSTUS MAXIMUS kicked clear in midstretch to win this open Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old colt from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke well to duel with another around the turn. By the time they reached the top of the stretch, AUGUSTUS MAXIMUS had put away that challenger and opened up through the lane to get the victory at Sam Houston going 5 1/2 furlongs on a sloppy, sealed track. He is out of the Cherokee Run mare, Choctaw Lady, was bred by Sonny Ellen and races for Sonny Ellen III.

High Percentage of Competitive Runners From First Three Crops
Friday, January 5, 2018

Through his first three crops to race, ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has an outstanding 79% runners have won or placed. That includes: five-time GSW DOBLE FONDO, a G1 SW in 2017 and recognized as the 2016 Champion Imported 3-Year-Colt in Panama; MY HEART GOES ON, who has won or placed in seven stakes, including at 2, 3, and 4; SAVEITFORARAINYDAY, a stakes winner at 2, and multiple stakes-placed at 3; and CLASSICAL MUSIC, who ran 3/5 second off the track record winning her 2-year-old Maiden Special Weight debut by three lengths, and also placed in the First Lady S. at 3 in 2017.

LIGHTEN UP FRANCES Rolls to 5 1/4-Length Maiden Score
Friday, December 15, 2017

Runner-up in her last start, LIGHTEN UP FRANCES opened up through the stretch to win this 6 1/2-furlong Maiden test by a 5 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS quickly gained the lead by the first fraction, set the pace from there until the top of the stretch and widened her margin to the wire at Hawthorne. LIGHTEN UP FRANCES is a homebred for Smokey Creek Farm and is out of the Tactical Cat mare Lucky Satchel.

3YO CLASSICAL MUSIC Rallies to Place in First Lady S.
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Coming off an allowance win in October, CLASSICAL MUSIC came from last to place in the $75,000 First Lady S. The The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS trailed the nine-horse field early in this six-furlong sprint, but rallied in the stretch at Mahoning Valley to become the newest Blacktype performer for her sire. CLASSICAL MUSIC was a three-length debut winner last year at two in Maiden Special Weight company.

2YO MAXIMUS LUCK Leads the Way in MSW Win
Monday, November 6, 2017

Sprinting clear to grab an early lead, MAXIMUS LUCK stayed on top to the wire to take a six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by a head. This 2-year-old son from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was nine lengths in front after the half and never gave up the lead at Mountaineer. He was bred by Michael O’Rorke out of the Sun King mare, Barb’s Glory.

3YO CLASSICAL MUSIC Returns to Winner’s Circle After Allowance Score
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Making her third start after an 11-month lay-off, CLASSICAL MUSIC rallied through the stretch to take a 5 1/2-furlong allowance by 1 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS settled nearly six lengths back in the early stages. She put in a sustained closing drive through the stretch switching out six wide to catch the frontrunner inside the final furlong and get the win at Thistledown. CLASSICAL MUSIC was a debut winner at two last year taking a Maiden Special Weight by three lengths as much the best. She is out of the Prospector’s Music mare Music Miss and was bred by Nancy Lavrich who races her in partnership with Elizabeth Rankin.

2YO WINSINFASHION Romps to 6 1/2-Length Win at Santa Anita
Friday, October 13, 2017

Making her third career start, WINSINFASHION pulled away through the stretch to be 6 1/2 lengths in front at the wire to win this one mile Maiden test at Santa Anita. From the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, the $75,000 Barretts Selected 2YO sales grad was squeezed back a bit after breaking from post three but moved up quickly to contest the pace. WINSINFASHION secured the lead between rivals coming out of the final turn and pulled away to be under a long hold late. She was bred in Kentucky by Ponder Hill, Inc. and David and Denise Purvis out of I’s a Fact, by Is It True. WINSINFASHION worked a quick :10 1/5 on the Barretts under-tack preview day and was purchased by current owners Anthony and William Fick.

ALTA RITA by 10 Lengths in Runaway Allowance Score
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Having placed at Keeneland earlier this year, ALTA RITA got back on the winning track with an overwhelming 10-length allowance victory going 5 1/2 furlongs. The 4-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS took over the lead on the turn and then quickly drew off from the rest of the field at Mountaineer. She was a nearly three-length Maiden Special Weight winner at Turfway and also won an allowance in the next to last start of her 2016 campaign. The $90,000 Keeneland September purchase by current owner Preston Stables was bred by Ponder Hill, Inc. out of Goodbye Beautiful, by Goodbye Doeny.

3YO NATCHEZ PASS Rolls to a Five-Length Victory
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Runner-up in three of her last four starts heading into this race, NATCHEZ PASS cut out all the fractions and then drew off to a five-length victory at Indiana Grand. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS set a pressured pace early on after breaking from post two in this nine-horse field. She was finely able to shake clear midturn, then pulled away to the wire under a hand drive going six furlongs. In her first start of the year, NATCHEZ PASS was maiden winner going a mile on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs. She is out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff.

A MAX Notches Third Win in Last Four Months
Thursday, September 28, 2017

After an awkward start, A MAX put in a sustained drive through the stretch to run down the frontrunner and take a six-furlong test at Delaware by a length. The 4-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was a 3 1/2-length Maiden winner here in June and then won his next start with another closing kick to pull away by 1 1/2 lengths. Bred by Parkway Farm, A MAX is out of the Lord Avie mare, Sweet Soul.

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Runner-Up in Alberta Oaks
Saturday, September 16, 2017

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY took the lead at the top of the stretch and nearly held off a late closer to finish runner-up in the one mile Alberta Oaks at Northlands Park. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was just a length back of the win but 4 1/2 lengths in front of the third-placed finisher. SAVEITFORARAINYDAY was a multiple stakes winner at 2 last year, and has placed in five additional stakes from 10 career starts. She last placed in the $75,000 Sonoma H. prior to her Oaks start.

3YO SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Places in Fourth Stakes of the Year
Saturday, August 19, 2017

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY, a multiple stakes winner last year at 2, placed in the $75,000 Sonoma H., her fourth stakes placing from five starts in 2017. The consistent 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has won or placed in seven of nine career starts and has only one off-the-board finish. In her last outing, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY placed against males in the Alberta Derby at Evergreen Park S.

MY HEART GOES ON Places in King County
Sunday, August 13, 2017

MY HEART GOES ON has now won or placed in seven stakes after a narrow miss in the King County Overnight S. The 4-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was bumped at the start so she settled back early. MY HEART GOES ON began her rally on the turn and continued a strong effort through the stretch drive to finish only a neck back in third at Emerald Downs. She was a stakes winner in her second start at two and won the WA Cup Three Year Old Filly S. last year. The Coal Creek Farm homebred has career earnings of $116,907.

DIN’S FIRE Leads the Way for Second Win
Thursday, August 10, 2017

DIN’S FIRE won for the second time in her last four starts going wire to wire to take this six-furlong test by 1 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke on top from gate five and was never really threatened to win under occasional urging through the stretch at Prairie Meadows. She was a 3 1/4-length Maiden winner at Churchill in late June and then finished runner-up twice, beaten less than a combined two lengths, before this win. DIN’S FIRE was bred by Mr. & Mrs. Salvador Gonzalez, Jr. out of the Orientate mare, Fit’n Happy Lady.

ALYMAX Draws Off by Six in Allowance Score
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Following his overwhelming MSW victory last time out, ALYMAX set the pace and again drew off through the stretch for a six-length Allowance win. The 3-year-old colt by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke alertly from the outside post and quickly grabbed the lead of which he never gave up racing 5 1/2 furlongs at Mountaineer. In his maiden win, he grabbed the lead early and ran away from the competition winning by 15 1/2 lengths. Out of the Thunder Gulch mare, Bronte’s Miss, ALYMAX races for his breeder Canterbury Oaks Farm and is trained by Paul McEntee.

2YO SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Breaks Maiden in Stakes Triumph
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Making her second career start after a runner-up finish against males in her debut, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY battled down the stretch to win the Two Year Old Filly Sales S. by a neck. The filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS moved up to challenge the frontrunner before they had reached the final turn. She continued her drive around the turn to take the lead and then held a closer at bay to win this 6 1/2-furlong dirt race at Northlands. SAVEITFORARAINYDAY is the third 2YO winner in her sire’s second crop from four starters, to date, and is out of the Mutakddim mare Bali Amour.

3YO SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Places in Alberta Derby
Sunday, July 30, 2017

The consistent multiple stakes winner SAVEITFORARAINYDAY has now won or placed in six of eight career starts after placing in the 1 1/16-mile Alberta Derby at Evergreen Park S. against males at Grande Prairie. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS won two stakes last year as a juvenile and has placed in three of four starts this year, all stakes.

G1 SW DOBLE FONDO Earns Championship Honors
Friday, July 28, 2017

Winner of this year’s only G1 sprint at six furlongs in Panama, DOBLE FONDO was recognized for last year’s accomplishments and named 2016 Champion Imported 3-Year-Colt in Panama. His season included three consecutive Graded wins following his eight-length win in the G2 Clasico German Ruiz that closed out his juvenile campaign of 2015. DOBLE FONDO kicked off the year with an eight-length win in the seven-furlong G2 Clásico Ernesto Navarro Díaz, Ernesto y Ramón Navarro Diaz. He stretched out to two turns in his next start to win the 1 1/16-mile G3 Clasico Expocomer by a comfortable three lengths. DOBLE FONDO then won at the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles with a 7 1/4-length victory in the Clasico Dia Internacional Del Trabajador-G2.

3YO DR GIVENS Battles to Maiden Special Win
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

With two placing in the last three starts to his credit, DR GIVENS dueled through the stretch and got the win in this Maiden Special Weight by a neck. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS prompted the pace from the start. He moved up to challenge for the lead at the top of the lane, took the lead but was headed in mid-stretch, then fought back and got the victory racing one mile and 70 yards at Mountaineer. DR GIVENS was bred in Kentucky by Mike Rue out of the Marquetry mare A Spire a Dream.

3YO ALYMAX Demolishes Maiden Special Field by 15 1/2
Monday, July 24, 2017

After two runner-up finishes in the last three starts, ALYMAX was on go from the start and never looked back winning this five-furlong Maiden Special Weight by an overpowering 15 1/2 lengths. Originally scheduled for the turf, the 3-year-old colt from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was already three lengths in front by the first call. From there he continued to widen his margin to 12 by the top of the stretch and was ridden out for the final margin of victory on a track rated good at Mountaineer. Out of the Thunder Gulch mare, Bronte’s Miss, ALYMAX races for his breeder Canterbury Oaks Farm and is trained by Paul McEntee.

3YO SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Runner-up In Northlands Oaks
Saturday, July 15, 2017

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY finished runner-up in a stakes for the second time in three starts this year with her performance in the one mile Northlands Oaks. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS forced the issue in second for most of the race and continued to run on through the stretch. Her other runner-up effort was in her seasonal debut where she came from eight lengths back to only get beat 1 1/2 lengths in the six-furlong Chariot Chaser S. SAVEITFORARAINYDAY won two stakes in four starts last year as juvenile, including a 4 1/4-length win in the 6 1/2-furlong Sturgeon River S.

3YO MAXIMUS OBSESSION Gets Third Win in Four Starts
Sunday, July 9, 2017

MAXIMUS OBSESSION notched his third victory from four career starts when he was awarded first place in this one-mile allowance race at Presque Isle Downs. The 3-year-old colt from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was part of a chain reaction at the start which caused him to trail the field for the 1/2 mile. He began his rally on the far turn, was four wide turning for home and closed through the stretch to make it a 3/4-length difference. MAXIMUS OBSESSION was a debut Maiden Special Weight winner by 4 1/2 lengths and then was a 9 3/4-length winner in his second start. His only other start was a runner-up finish last time out. Out of the Tale of the Cat mare, Bob’s Obsession, MAXIMUS OBSESSION is owned and trained by his breeder Sherman S. Mitchell.

3YO SIR MAXX Wins Maiden Special Debut
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Putting in a :59 flat bullet five-furlong breeze in his last work, SIR MAXX make a winning debut setting all the fractions to take this Maiden Special Weight by a comfortable 1 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke well from post four to grab the lead soon after the break racing 5 1/2 furlongs. Receiving a little pressure on the turn, SIR MAXX soon repelled his competition to open up the lead by 3 1/2 lengths by mid-stretch and was under a mild drive to the wire in open company at Indiana Grand Race Course. Bred in Kentucky out of the Tactical Cat mare, Intallclover, SIR MAXX races for his breeder Clovertowne Thoroughbreds.

3YO SIR MAXX Wins Maiden Special Debut

Putting in a :59 flat bullet five-furlong breeze in his last work, SIR MAXX make a winning debut setting all the fractions to take this Maiden Special Weight by a comfortable 1 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke well from post four to grab the lead soon after the break racing 5 1/2 furlongs. Receiving a little pressure on the turn, SIR MAXX soon repelled his competition to open up the lead by 3 1/2 lengths by mid-stretch and was under a mild drive to the wire in open company at Indiana Grand Race Course. Bred in Kentucky out of the Tactical Cat mare, Intallclover, SIR MAXX races for his breeder Clovertowne Thoroughbreds.

MY HEART GOES ON Is First 2YO Starter and First Winner for Freshman Sire ALBERTUS MAXIMUS
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Making her career debut after a bullet :46 3/5 work from the gate eight days back, MY HEART GOES ON broke on top and never relinquished the lead to win this Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old filly by freshman sire and G1 SW ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, his first starter from his first crop, broke well from the inside post to quickly grab the lead. She was 2 1/2 lengths in front after the first 1/4 mile setting a fraction of :22 and continued to lead the way to the wire going 4 1/2 furlongs at Emerald Downs. The Coal Creek Farm homebred in out of My Untamed Heart, by Value Plus.

2YO SUNNY’S STORM Takes Maiden Special Weight Debut
Saturday, July 1, 2017

With two bullet works under his belt, SUNNY’S STORM pulled away late to win a 4 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/4 lengths in his racing debut. The first starter from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, this 2-year-old colt broke slowly but soon picked up the pace on the turn. He continued to close in on the leader through the stretch and pass him inside the sixteenth pole and edged clear at Fairmount Park. Bred in Kentucky out of Marylou’s Song, by Grand Reward, SUNNY’S STORM is owned and trained by his breeder, Terry Burdess.

2YO SUNNY’S STORM Takes Maiden Special Weight Debut

With two bullet works under his belt, SUNNY’S STORM pulled away late to win a 4 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/4 lengths in his racing debut. The first starter from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, this 2-year-old colt broke slowly but soon picked up the pace on the turn. He continued to close in on the leader through the stretch and pass him inside the sixteenth pole and edged clear at Fairmount Park. Bred in Kentucky out of Marylou’s Song, by Grand Reward, SUNNY’S STORM is owned and trained by his breeder, Terry Burdess.

A MAX Wins Going Away in Maiden at Delaware
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Making his second start off an 11-month layoff, A MAX rallied from off the pace to win a 5 1/2-furlong maiden test by a commanding 3 1/2 lengths. The son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS went three wide around the turn to challenge for the lead at the top of the stretch and pulled away to get the victory. A MAX placed in a Maiden Special Weight in his third career start last year. He was bred in Kentucky by Parkway Farm, Inc. out of the Lord Avie mare, Sweet Soul.

A MAX Wins Going Away in Maiden at Delaware

Making his second start off an 11-month layoff, A MAX rallied from off the pace to win a 5 1/2-furlong maiden test by a commanding 3 1/2 lengths. The son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS went three wide around the turn to challenge for the lead at the top of the stretch and pulled away to get the victory. A MAX placed in a Maiden Special Weight in his third career start last year. He was bred in Kentucky by Parkway Farm, Inc. out of the Lord Avie mare, Sweet Soul.

3YO STEPHANIE’S FAITH Draws Off in Maiden Special Weight
Saturday, June 10, 2017

STEPHANIE’S FAITH notched her first win taking a six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by two lengths. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began her rally on the turn, took control of the race with a furlong to go and drew away for the victory at Thistledown. STEPHANIE’S FAITH has now won or placed in eight starts with six placings coming as a juvenile. ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has an impressive 80% of his runners have won or placed from his first two crops. STEPHANIE’S FAITH was bred in Kentucky by Arturo Moscon out of the Old Trieste mare Fond.

3YO STEPHANIE’S FAITH Draws Off in Maiden Special Weight

STEPHANIE’S FAITH notched her first win taking a six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by two lengths. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began her rally on the turn, took control of the race with a furlong to go and drew away for the victory at Thistledown. STEPHANIE’S FAITH has now won or placed in eight starts with six placings coming as a juvenile. ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has an impressive 80% of his runners have won or placed from his first two crops. STEPHANIE’S FAITH was bred in Kentucky by Arturo Moscon out of the Old Trieste mare Fond.

3YO SW SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Rallies to Place in Chariot Chaser H.
Friday, May 26, 2017

Making her first start of the season, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY closed from eight lengths back to finish runner-up in the Chariot Chaser H., only 1 1/2 lengths back of the win. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began her move on the turn and continued to close the gap on the leader to the wire going six furlongs at Northlands Park. Last year as a juvenile, SAVEITFORARAINYDAY won two stakes in four starts, including a 4 1/4-length win in the $50,000 Sturgeon River S. She has now finished first of second in four of five career starts.

MAXIMUS OBSESSION Romps by Nearly 10 Lengths in Allowance
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MAXIMUS OBSESSION is now undefeated in two starts after running away from the field to win this six-furlong off-the-turf allowance test by 9 3/4 lengths. A Maiden Special Weight winner by 4 1/2 lengths in his debut, the 3-year-old colt from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS took control before the top of the stretch and drew off in hand as much the best on a muddy sealed track at Mountaineer. His combined margin of victory in two starts has been by more than 14 lengths. Out of the Tale of the Cat mare, Bob’s Obsession, MAXIMUS OBSESSION is owned and trained by his breeder Sherman S. Mitchell.

MAXIMIAN Draws Off in Allowance Score
Thursday, May 18, 2017

MAXIMIAN won for the second time in his last three starts taking a 1 1/16-mile allowance test by a commanding 4 1/4 lengths. The 4-year-old colt from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS settled about four lengths off the front heading into the final turn. He went three wide on the turn, then swung out a bit more for the run down the lane and pulled away through the stretch for this win at Penn National. He now has on-the-board finishes in seven of his last 10 starts, including a narrow runner-up defeat on the turf at Gulfstream Park. MAXIMIAN was a three-length maiden winner at Fair Grounds in his third career start and first start at 3. Bred by Makadam Farms, LLC, Ian Medina and Kiana Medina out of the Real Quiet mare Michele’s Baby, MAXIMIAN is trained by George Albright for Sterling Krumbine.

3YO MAXIMUS BEAUTY Wins Maiden Special on Derby Undercard
Saturday, May 6, 2017

With a couple of placings under her belt on the turf, MAXIMUS BEAUTY rallied to take the lead in mid-stretch and edged away to win a one mile Maiden Special Weight at Churchill Downs by 1 1/4 lengths. Making her second start on dirt and racing on a muddy sealed track in the opening race on the Kentucky Derby undercard, the filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS began to move up on the turn. She split horses turning for home, then went to the rail for the stretch drive and pulled away from the front two to get the win. MAXIMUS BEAUTY placed in her second career start at two in a Maiden Special Weight at Fair Grounds and also placed in a Maiden Special there beaten only 3/4 length in late February. MAXIMUS BEAUTY is a Philip S. Maas homebred out of Invasor Beauty, by INVASOR (ARG), and is trained by Joe Sharp. She is the third 3YO Maiden winner in the last three days for ALBERTUS MAXIMUS.

3YO MAXIMUS OBSESSION Wins Maiden Special Debut by 4 1/2 Lengths
Friday, May 5, 2017

Making his first career start, MAXIMUS OBSESSION drew off through the stretch to win this six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by an impressive 4 1/2 lengths. The colt by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS pressed the pace from the start, then took control of the race near the top of the stretch and widened his lead to the wire on a muddy sealed track at Belterra. MAXIMUS OBSESSION is out of the Tale of the Cat mare, Bob’s Obsession, and is owned, bred and trained by Sherman S. Mitchell.

3YO MAJESTY SPIRIT RVF Best in Maiden Score
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Breaking from the inside post, MAJESTY SPIRIT RVF moved up on the turn to take the lead near the top of the stretch and finished clearly best under a strong hand ride to win this six-furlong maiden test at Penn by 1 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has now been on the board in four of her five starts this year. She was bred by Rose Ann Howell out of Impulsive Spirit, by Majesty’s Imp.

DOBLE FONDO Takes G1 Sprint Championship International
Sunday, April 2, 2017

A Graded Stakes winner at 2, 3, and now 4, DOBLE FONDO ran away from the field for a dominating 9 3/4-length win in the G1 Clasico Francisco Arias Parades y Alberto Arias Espinosa (Sprint Championship International) at Presidente Remon, in Panama. This is the top sprint race being the only G1 run at six furlongs. From the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, DOBLE FONDO has now won or placed in 11 of 14 starts, including eight wins. He is a four-time GSW and in those victories, his average winning margin has been by more than eight lengths. In his 2YO debut, DOBLE FONDO equaled a track record with an eight-length tally going 5 1/2 furlongs. He was bred in Kentucky by Cindy Greer Harmon out of Lira Lira, by Canaveral.

$75,000 2YO at Barretts Select Sale
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

At the Barretts March Select 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale held at Del Mar, a filly from the third crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was purchased for $75,000. Hip 112, a February 4th foal out of I’s a Fact, by Is It True, is the highest priced foal among the five offered out of the mare. Bred in Kentucky by Ponder Hill, Inc. and David and Denise Purvis, the filly who worked a quick :10 1/5 on the under-tack preview day, was purchased by Anthony and William Fick out of the Kings Equine consignment.

ALBERTUS MAXIMUS Closely Related to Southwest-G3 Winner ONE LINER
Monday, February 20, 2017

Grade 1 winner and Millionaire ALBERTUS MAXIMUS had an important update to his already strong Blacktype family. Recent Southwest S.-G3 winner One Liner is out of Cayala, whose dam is a half-sister to ALBERTUS MAXIMUS and G1 Champagne S. winner Daredevil whose impressive first foals have started arriving this year. One Liner is undefeated in three career starts and has now made several Derby Dozen lists.

FOURINTHEMORNING Goes Gate to Wire in Allowance Win
Friday, January 13, 2017

Making only his second try around two turns since his debut, FOURINTHEMORNING had enough left to win this one allowance at Turfway Park by a neck. The 4-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS maintained a two-length lead through most of the race and then held off a late challenger to get the victory. FOURINTHEMORNING won his third career start taking a 5 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight by 4 1/2 lengths. He was bred in Kentucky by Thomas Beatty, his current owner, and Susan Beatty out of Ask Ellen by Camp Izard.

MOVING PARTS Gets Up in Time for Third Win
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

MOVING PARTS kicked off the new year with a determined win going a mile on the allweather at Turfway Park. The 4-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was only one length off the lead after the first 1/2 mile. She moved up to challenge the frontrunner with two furlongs to go and wore down that one through the stretch to get the win by a nose. MOVING PARTS won back-to-back races this past summer that included a five-length maiden score going six furlongs and then a 3 1/4-length tally stretching out to one mile and 70 yards, both on dirt. She was bred in Kentucky by Oak Haven Farm out of the Storm Creek mare Slewpy’s Storm.

3YO NATCHEZ PASS Rallies to Get Maiden Win at Tampa

After runner-up finishes at Meadowlands, Laurel and here, NATCHEZ PASS closed through the stretch to capture a one mile maiden turf event at Tampa Bay Downs by a neck. The just turned 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was making her second start on turf after a runner-up finish on the grass in her second career start. NATCHEZ PASS rallied three wide as they turned for home and continued her drive to the wire. She was bred in Kentucky by Jim Plemmons out of Staffette, by Rod and Staff.

2YO KEY TO THE BANK Romps in Gulfstream Debut
Sunday, December 11, 2016

With solid works on the dirt and turf at Palm Meadows Training Center, KEY TO THE BANK made an impressive 4 3/4-length winning debut at Gulfstream Park. The 2-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke alertly from post eight in this nine-horse field to vie for the lead down the backstretch. He began to pull away from his challenger on the turn, was three lengths in front in upper stretch and pulled away. Bred by Larry L. Caudill DVM out of the Harlan’s Holiday mare Madame George, KEY TO THE BANK is trained by Wesley Ward for owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey.

ALPHONSE Draws Away in Maiden Score
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

After breaking quickly away at the break from post two, ALPHONSE sprinted clear to lead by 3 1/2 lengths after the first quarter. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS turned back the challenge from the heavy favorite on the turn, then opened up through the stretch for an impressive 4 3/4-length win going six furlongs at Mahoning Valley. ALPHONSE races for owner/breeder Janet Reeder and is out of the Theatrical (IRE) mare Liege. He is the 21st winner from his sire’s first crop.

MAXIMUM CHARGES Makes It Two in a Row at Churchill
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Coming off a Maiden Special Weight score in October, MAXIMUM CHARGES won for the second straight time taking a six-furlong test at Churchill Downs. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke well to set a pressured pace, then battled head to head with an outside rival the length of the stretch to secure the won by a neck. MAXIMUM CHARGES also was runner-up on the all-weather surface at Arlington Park in late August. He is a Smokey Creek Farm homebred our of Actual Charges, by Peruvian.

In-Foal Mare Second Highest of the Keeneland November Session
Friday, November 18, 2016

A mare in foal to ALBERTUS MAXIMUS brought $55,000 at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, the second highest price among in-foal mares of the session. Abraqat, hip 3994, was purchased by Beau Lane and consigned to the sale by Bluewater Sales LLC. The price was higher than other mares that were in foal to such stallions as Oxbow and Discreet Cat.

3YO BELLE OF BOYD Has Now Won Three of Five Starts
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

BELLE OF BOYD made it three wins in five career starts after this nearly two-length victory. The daughter of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS went three wide to grab the lead midway around the turn, opened up by four lengths in the stretch and got the win by 1 3/4 lengths going 5 1/2 furlongs at Mountaineer. She was coming off a 5 1/4-length win here last time out as the heavy favorite, and was a 6 3/4-length debut winner at Canterbury. BELLE OF BOYD was bred by JK Farm out of the Dehere mare Cuz You Never Know.

MAXIMUM CHARGES Becomes 19th First Crop Winner
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

MAXIMUM CHARGES vied for the lead soon after the break and never relinquished it to win a Maiden Special Weight by one length. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS from his first crop got clear midway around the turn, then dug in to hold off a challenger through the stretch to get the win racing 5 1/2 furlongs on the dirt at Indiana Grand Race Course. This was his first try on dirt. In his last two starts, MAXIMUM CHARGES was runner-up beaten only 1/2 length, but 7 1/4 lengths in front of the next horse, on the all-weather at Arlington Park, and also finished two lengths back in his on-the-board finish in a Maiden Special Weight on the turf, again at Arlington. He is a Smokey Creek Farm homebred our of Actual Charges, by Peruvian.

3YO ADDED UNTO YOU Draws Off In MSW Tally
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Having placed in two previous Maiden Special Weight tests, ADDED UNTO YOU was much the best in this one winning by an easy 3 1/2 lengths. The 18th winner from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS took control of the lead with three furlongs to go, was up by five lengths in upper stretch and cruised home going 5 1/2 furlongs at Belterra Park. The filly is a Patrick L. Davis homebred out of the GSW Added Asset, by Lord At War (ARG).

2YO IVY’S COLLEGE FUND Notches Second Win in Allowance
Saturday, October 1, 2016

IVY’S COLLEGE FUND recorded the second win in her last four starts after scoring in a 5 1/2-furlong allowance test by 1 1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS moved up from second on the turn to challenge the leader and pulled clear in the stretch. The final time was only 2/5 second off the track record at Belterra Park. IVY’S COLLEGE FUND was an 11 3/4-length Maiden Special Weight winner going five furlongs at Ellis Park. She was bred in Kentucky by Sharon Edgell out of Whowhatwhy, by Deputy Wild Cat.

2YO SAVEITFORARAINYDAY Wins Second Stakes in Three Starts
Saturday, September 17, 2016

SAVEITFORARAINYDAY won for the second time, both stakes victories, from three starts after a 4 1/4-length win in the $50,000 Sturgeon River S. The 2-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was bumped leaving the gate and found herself eight lengths back after the first quarter mile. She closed the gap in a hurry on the far turn along the rail, then swung way wide for the stretch run and drew off going 6 1/2 furlongs at Northlands Park. In her last start SAVEITFORARAINYDAY won the $50,000 Two Year Old Filly Sales S. She is out of the Mutakddim mare Bali Amour and was bred by Stone Ranches LTD.

MOVING PARTS Gets Second Straight Win
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

MOVING PARTS followed up her five-length maiden score here with another strong performance winning off by 3 1/4 lengths. Stretching out to two turns, the 3-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS raced only a couple lengths off the lead for the first half-mile. She began her rally going three wide on the far turn, had joined the leaders as they turned for home and then pulled away through the stretch going one mile and 70 yards at Indiana Grand. Bred in Kentucky by Oak Haven Farm out of the Storm Creek mare Slewpy’s Storm, MOVING PARTS is trained by Tom Amoss for owner Maggi Moss and now has two wins and three placings in her last six starts.

3YO ON FIRE ALBERT Becomes 17th First Crop Winner
Saturday, September 10, 2016

ON FIRE ALBERT rallied through the stretch to win this six-furlong Maiden test by 1 3/4 lengths. The 17th winner from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was 10 lengths back after the opening quarter. He picked up the pace to overhaul the leaders by the sixteenth pole and drew away from there to get the victory at Emerald Downs. ON FIRE ALBERT is out of the Charismatic mare Charismas Fire and was bred by Mr. and Mrs. David A. Thorner and is owned by David Thorner and his trainer Tom Wenzel.

MAXIMUM BERN Wins MSW in 3YO Debut
Friday, September 9, 2016

Making his first start of the year after two Maiden Special Weight placings as a juvenile last year, MAXIMUM BERN led at every call to win a five-furlong test by 3/4 length. In this off-the-turf Maiden Special Weight, the 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS broke on top from the inside post in a field of 11. He led a pressured pass to open up by 2 1/2 lengths in the stretch and was first to the wire at Indiana Grand. Out of the Bernstein mare Bernt to Run, MAXIMUM BERN was bred by Shelby Marie Weintruat and owner Rebecca Powers.

Now 15 First Crop Winners After Two New 3YOs
Friday, September 2, 2016

BELLE OF BOYD, making her racing debut, challenged for the lead on the turn, then drew off for a 6 3/4-length win going 5 1/2 furlongs at Canterbury. The 3-year-old filly by ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was bred by JK Farm out of the Dehere mare Cuz You Never Know. LEGEND OF TORO, a 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, was bumped leaving the gate, but hustled to take the lead before the first quarter mile and never gave it up to win by a nose going 6 1/2 furlongs at Charles Town. LEGEND OF TORO is out of Maud G, by Black Minnaloushe, and was bred by Bradley Shuler. From his first crop, ALBERTUS MAXIMUS has 27 horses that have won or placed from 32 starters, including 15 winners. That’s a terrific 84% win/place percentage!

3YO MY HEART GOES ON Leads the Way in Second Stakes Win
Sunday, August 28, 2016

MY HEART GOES ON defeated ten rivals to win the blacktype Three Year Old Filly S. at Emerald Downs by one length. The daughter from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS took the lead soon after the break to set a comfortable pace with a 2 1/2-length advantage for the first six furlongs. Going a mile on the Washington Cup Day card, she was challenged near mid-stretch but dug in to turn back that foe and then drew clear to get the win. MY HEART GOES ON has now won or placed in six stakes and has earnings over $112,000. She was a wire-to-wire debut winner last July by 2 1/2 lengths and then followed that up with a victory in the Angie C. S. in her very next start. She is a Coal Creek Farm homebred trained by David Martinez.

ALLIED COMMANDER Romps to 5 1/4-Length MSW Score
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Having placed in three of his last four starts, ALLIED COMMANDER ran to the heavy favorite billing and won this six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by a commanding 5 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS challenged for the lead early, was two lengths in front by the first half mile and then widened his margin through the stretch for an impressive win at Fairmont Park. Out of the Deputy Commander mare Giant Commander, ALLIED COMMANDER, the 13th winner from his sire’s first crop, was bred by Fred Cornwell who also trains and races his in partnership with Robert L. McMillen, Sr.

Pedigree


Race Record
Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 1 - - - $800
3 7 2 3 - $196,050
4 7 3 - 2 $711,380
5 2 1 - - $420,000
Total 17 6 3 2 $1,328,230

WON

  • Donn H.-G1
    1 1/8 miles on the dirt at Gulfstream, 103 Beyer
  • Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile ($1,000,000)
    1 mile in 1:33:2 on synthetic at Santa Anita, 102 Beyer
  • Windy Sands Handicap
    1 mile on Polytrack at Del Mar, 100 Beyer
  • Allowance at Hollywood Park
    1 1/16 miles on synthetic, 1st start at 3, 91 Beyer
  • Allowance at Hollywood Park
    1 1/16 miles on synthetic, wire-to-wire by 6, 99 Beyer
  • Maiden Race at Santa Anita
    1 1/16 miles on the dirt in third start at 2, 92 Beyer

2nd

  • Swaps S. - G2
    1 1/8 miles on synthetic at Hollywood Park, 99 Beyer
  • Affirmed H. - G3
    1 1/16 miles on synthetic at Hollywood Park, 94 Beyer

3rd

  • Goodwood Handicap - G1
    1 1/8 miles on synthetic at Santa Anita, 102 Beyer