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Maximus Meridius streaks to double-digit maiden special weight win

November 28, 2023

Maximus Mischief’s latest winner Maximus Meridius put on quite a show in his Nov. 27 debut at Parx, rolling to a 10 ½-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight race for 2-year-olds.

The bay colt is Maximus Mischief’s 30th individual winner, which leads all First-Crop sires. The Spendthrift stallion is also one of only two freshman sires with three stakes winners to date.

Maximus Meridius was off a beat slow from his inside post, then found his stride and moved from ninth all the way into second, just a half-length from the lead, in the first quarter-mile. He pressed the pacesetter Bernie’s Mitts around the turn before taking control coming into the stretch. Under a hand ride down the lane, he finished up the six furlongs in 1:12.80 on a good main track.

The winner was bred by Westerly Farm and is owned by LC Racing, Cash is King LLC, and Wellesley Stable.