Ritvo Counts Her Blessings After Classic Win, By Blood-Horse Staff
After a thrilling nose victory by Mucho Macho Man in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park a day earlier, trainer Kathy Ritvo can finally face the disappointment of his close second-place finish behind Fort Larned in last year’s Classic. “Now that he won, I can re-wat...
Stevens, Mucho Macho Man Capture BC Classic, By Jack Shinar Blood-horse
November 4, 2013 BloodHorse – Ever-youthful Gary Stevens put an exclamation point on his remarkable comeback this season when riding Mucho Macho Man to a thrilling nose victory in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park. (VIDEO). Mucho Macho Man, after opening a cl...
Awesome Again: Mucho Macho Man Flexes Muscles, Jack Shinar, Blood-horse
Mucho Macho Man earned his long-anticipated first grade I victory and stamped his return ticket to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) with an impressive performance in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes Sept. 28 at Santa Anita Park (VIDEO). Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was aboa...
Hello Race Fans, Dean Reeves, Santa Anita Race Track
September 15, 2013 Hello Race Fans, There is so much news on the stable I felt it was time for an update. So here you go. MUCHO MACHO MAN as many of you may know is in California preparing for the Grade 1 Awesome Again to be run at Santa Anita Race Track September 28th. […]
Eighth Pole Key for Mucho Macho Man By Steve Haskin, Blood-Horse
Has Mucho Macho Man become predictable? So far, the blueprint for his career has been way too simple in that you have a pretty good idea where he’s going to be at the finish based on where he is at the eighth pole. In his second career start, he was second at the eighth pole and finished [&...
Breeders’ Cup Classic 2012: Fort Larned Outduels Mucho Macho Man By Carlos Torres , Senior Writer Bleacher Report
Fort Larned outdueled Mucho Macho Man in a thrilling mano amano during the stretch to take the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Game on Dude, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, was the heavy favorite for the race, but he was compromised by a stutter step at the start and lost any chance to win r...
Mucho Macho Man Gallant in Defeat
I just had a feeling that Mucho Macho Man would be defeated yesterday. Coming off a whale of a performance nearly two months earlier in the Suburban, I thought the Kathy Ritvo trainee was vulnerable at a track that he might not appreciate nearly as much as Belmont Park. Only adding to my hunch we...
Mucho Macho Man Sizzles in Suburban By Claire Novak, Blood-Horse
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith flew from his home base of California to ride Mucho Macho Man in the $300,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park July 7, and the trip paid off nicely as the bay colt won the 1 1/8-mile test in a sparkling 1:46.58 (VIDEO). The 4-year-old son of Macho Uno cr...
Mucho Macho Man rolls in Gulfstream Park Handicap, Blood-Horse
Mucho Macho Man continued to establish himself as a serious player in the older horse division Saturday, posting a convincing victory in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. A smart winner of the 1 1/8-mile Sunshine Millions Classic January 28, the leggy bay colt cut back powerfully to...
Mucho Macho Man Too Tough in Millions Classic By Lenny Shulman, Blood-Horse
Mucho Macho Man, who ran in all three Triple Crown races last season before getting a freshening, started off his 4-year-old campaign in promising fashion by scoring over six fellow Florida-breds in the $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic Stakes Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park (VIDEO). The son of Macho...