Albert the Great

Albert the Great

Tony Leonard

Albert the Great to Pin Oak Lane

Albert the Great will stand at Dr. William Solomon's Pin Oak Lane in Pennsylvania.

Albert the Great, sire of grade I winner Nobiz Like Shobiz, will stand at Dr. William Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa. His fee will be $4,000, down from $7,500 in 2007.

A son of Go for Gin, Albert the Great ranked 12th on the 2007 third-crop sires list, with progeny earnings of $2.85 million.

Nobiz Like Shobiz, who has career earnings of $1,544,730, scored his biggest win in the 2007 Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I). He has won five other graded stakes.

Eleven-year-old Albert the Great also is the sire of two Puerto Rican grade I winners and four stakes-placed runners. His career progeny earnings are nearly $4.8 million.

Campaigned and still owned by Tracy Farmer, Albert the Great captured the 2000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in 1:59.24 at Belmont Park, the fastest 1 1/4 miles ever run by a 3-year-old in New York. He closed out his career with third-place finish in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

Albert the Great, one of three stakes winners from the stakes-placed Fappiano mare Bright Feather, formerly stood at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.