Building Speed for the Future
Albert the Great – Chasethewildwind, by Forty Niner
2016 Stud Fee: Complimentary to approved mares
DOBLE FONDO a Runaway Winner for His Second G2 VictorySunday, January 31, 2016
DOBLE FONDO kicked off his 3-year-old campaign in grand style with a dominating win in the G2 Clásico Ernesto Navarro Díaz, Ernesto y Ramón Navarro Diez. The colt from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS moved up to take the lead on the outside of two other challengers for the first quarter mile. From there he proceeded to take command leading by at least five lengths on the turn. By the time they turned for home, DOBLE FONDO had widened his margin even more and was geared down in the final sixteenth to win by approximately 10 lengths going seven furlongs at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, in Panama. He closed out his 2-year-old campaign on December 20th with a wire-to-wire eight-length win in the Clasico German Ruiz B.-G2. He also was runner-up in the G3 Clasico General Jose Antonio Remon Cantera and the G3 Clasico Arquimedes “Fat” Fernandez D. In his debut, DOBLE FONDO was an eight-length winner in which he equaled the track record for 5 1/2 furlongs. He was bred in Kentucky by Cindy Greer Harmon out of Lira Lira, by Canaveral.
MAXIMIAN Rallies to Win Fair Grounds Maiden by 3Monday, January 18, 2016
Making only his third start and first try on dirt, MAXIMIAN drew clear through the stretch to win this one mile test on the main track at Fair Grounds by three lengths. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of G1 SW Millionaire ALBERTUS MAXIMUS settled off the pace just 3 1/2 lengths off the lead after the first half mile. He began his rally going three wide on the far turn eventually taking the lead near the top of the stretch and pulled away for the win. Bred by Makadam Farms, LLC, Ian Medina and Kiana Medina out of the Real Quiet mare Michele’s Baby, MAXIMIAN is trained by Steve Asmussen for Sterling Krumbine.
DULMAX Wires the Field in DebutFriday, January 8, 2016
DULMAX, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS, took the lead soon out of the gate and never looked back to win her debut by 1 1/2 lengths. The Dennis Behrmann homebred beat eight rivals racing 5 1/2 furlongs on the dirt at Penn National. She is out of Dulciana, by Goodbye Doeny.
AZUMA MURA Makes It Two Straight WinsSunday, January 3, 2016
AZUMA MURA now has back-to-back scores after her 2 1/4-length win going a mile on the dirt at Laurel. The just turned 3-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was competitive from the start. She was four wide racing for the first quarter mile but soon sprinted clear of the pack and remained in front the rest of the way. AZUMA MURA was coming off a 2 1/4-length win going six furlongs here in December and was a 2 3/4-length debut winner last year at two. Bred in Kentucky by Nossab LLC out of the Storm Cat mare Singin Up a Storm, the Hamilton Smith trainee races for Lee R. Christian.
Another First Crop 2YO Stakes Winner for ALBERTUS MAXIMUSSunday, December 20, 2015
DOBLE FONDO became his sire’s first GSW after runaway win, going wire-to-wire to take the seven-furlong Clasico German Ruiz B.-G2 by a commanding eight lengths. It was the fourth start for the 2-year-old colt from the first crop of Grade 1-winning Millionaire ALBERTUS MAXIMUS. In his last two starts DOBLE FONDO finished runner-up in the six-furlong G3 Clasico General Jose Antonio Remon Cantera and also in the G3 Clasico Arquimedes “Fat” Fernandez D., all of which are run at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, in Panama. In his debut, DOBLE FONDO was an eight-length winner in which he equaled the track record for 5 1/2 furlongs. On a side note, the German Ruiz B. was also won by Private Zone, who was named Champion 2YO Colt in Panama in 2011 and came to the U.S. to win four G1 stakes. DOBLE FONDO was bred in Kentucky by Cindy Greer Harmon out of Lira Lira, by Canaveral.
2YO AZUMA MURA Draws Away at LaurelFriday, December 11, 2015
AZUMA MURA won for the second time taking a six-furlong sprint by 2 1/4 lengths on the main track at Laurel Park. The 2-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS stalked the pace early on, went three wide on the turn, then took control in upper stretch and pulled away for the win. AZUMA MURA was a debut winner here by 2 3/4 lengths. Bred in Kentucky by Nossab LLC out of the Storm Cat mare Singin Up a Storm, the Hamilton Smith trainee races for Lee R. Christian.
The following day ALPHONSE, another 2-year-old from the first crop finished runner-up in a Maiden Special Weight. After breaking well from post 10 in a 12-horse field, the son of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS set a pressured pace going six furlongs and only finished a length back of the winner at Mahoning Valley.
First Crop 2YO Places in Second Consecutive StakesSunday, November 1, 2015
Making his third career start, DOBLE FONDO finished runner-up for the second straight try in stakes company this time in the six-furlong Clasico General Jose Antonio Remon Cantera. Last time out, the 2-year-old colt from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS finished runner-up in the G3 Clasico Arquimedes “Fat” Fernandez D. at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, in Panama. In his debut, DOBLE FONDO was an eight-length winner in which he equaled the track record for 5 1/2 furlongs. He was bred in Kentucky by Cindy Greer Harmon out of Lira Lira, by Canaveral.
First Crop 2YO Stakes Horses on Sunday include a G3 Runner-UpSunday, September 27, 2015
Stakes winner MY HEART GOES ON faced males and two turns for the first time and finished runner-up in the Gottstein Futurity. The 2-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS set the pace most of the way going 1 1/16 miles at Emerald Downs and finished nearly four lengths in front of the third-place horse. MY HEART GOES ON has won or placed in all five starts, including a stakes win and now three stakes placings. Also on Sunday, DOBLE FONDO, a 2-year-old colt bred in Kentucky by Cindy Greer Harmon out of Lira Lira, by Canaveral, finished runner-up in the G3 Clásico Arquímedes Fernandez D., Arquímedes Fernandez Jr., Ibero Fernandez D., Ibero y Rafael Fernandez P. at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, in Panama. He was coming out of an eight-length debut win in which he equaled the track record for 5 1/2 furlongs.
2YO MY HEART GOES ON Rallies to Place in Northwest Farms S.Sunday, September 13, 2015
A winner of her first two starts, including the Angie C. S., MY HEART GOES ON closed from far back to place, beaten only 1/2 length, in the Northwest Farms S. The 2-year-old filly from the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS was bumped at the break and settled about seven lengths off the lead in the early going of this six-furlong sprint at Emerald Downs. MY HEART GOES ON went five wide around the turn and rallied through the stretch run to make it close at the wire, finishing 9 1/2 lengths in front of the next horse. She now has two wins and two placings from four starts to date.
2YO MY HEART GOES ON Places in Barbara Shinpoch S.Friday, August 15, 2015
A winner in her first two starts, including a stakes last out, MY HEART GOES ON added more stakes credentials to her resume with a placing in the Barbara Shinpoch S. at Emerald Downs. It was the third career start for this 2-year-old filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner ALBERTUS MAXIMUS. In her debut, she went wire-to-wire to win a Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/2 lengths. In her very next start, MY HEART GOES ON grabbed the lead soon after the break and led to the wire to win the Angie C. S.
2YO Debut Winner AZUMA MURA Gives Sire Second Winner From Two First Crop StartersFriday, August 14, 2015
AZUMA MURA became ALBERTUS MAXIMUS’ second starter and second debut winner from his first crop when she drew away from the field late to win at Laurel by 2 3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old filly was forced out at the break but moved over to race along the inside. Trapped behind horses from mid-turn until mid-stretch, AZUMA MURA finally was able to swing out and get clear for the run to the wire and drove past her rivals in deep stretch to get the win going 5 1/2 furlongs. Bred in Kentucky by Nossab LLC out of the Storm Cat mare Singin Up a Storm, the Hamilton Smith trainee races for Lee R. Christian.
MY HEART GOES ON First 2YO Starter/Winner and Now Stakes WinnerSunday, July 26, 2015
A debut winner early this month, MY HEART GOES ON made it two for two after winning the Angie S. The first 2-year-old starter, winner, and now stakes winner from the first crop of G1 winner ALBERTUS MAXIMUS bobbled at the start but recovered to quickly grab the lead in this six-furlong test at Emerald Downs. She continued to set the pace and remained in front to the wire for a head victory. In her debut, MY HEART GOES ON also led from the start to win a Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/2 lengths. The Coal Creek Farm homebred in out of My Untamed Heart, by Value Plus and trained by David B. Martinez.
MY HEART GOES ON Is First 2YO Starter and First Winner for Freshman Sire ALBERTUS MAXIMUSSunday, July 5, 2015
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.
$90,000 ALBERTUS MAXIMUS filly second Highest Price of the SessionThursday, September 18, 2014
From the first crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS came the second-highest price of Session 10 at Keeneland September. The Book 4 filly out of Goodbye Beautiful, by Goodbye Doeny, brought a final price of $90,000. Goodbye Beautiful is the dam of two winners from three of racing age. Hip 3140 was bred by Ponder Hill Farm, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, and purchased by Preston Stables.
Saturday, September 13, 2014