Albertus Maximus captures Dirt Mile

Updated: October 25, 2008, 3:41 PM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Albertus Maximus, who switched stables during the summer, won the biggest race of his career in Saturday's $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Garrett Gomez, Albertus Maximus overcame a touch of trouble on the final turn to outfinish Rebellion by 1 1/4 lengths. Two Step Salsa, who set the early pace of 22.24 and 45.02 seconds, held third in the field of 12. Well Armed, the 6-5 favorite, was in traffic on the first turn, raced wide on the backstretch, ...

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