Mucho Macho Man

Joseph Pleased By Chance It’s ‘Guts And Determination’ In Mucho Macho Man

Trainer Saffie Joseph reported Sunday morning that Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It exited his hard-fought victory in Gulfstream’s Mucho Macho Man in good order. “He bounced out good. We haven’t gone over him yet, but everything looks good,” Joseph said. “He walked this morning. He seems fresh. We’re happy.” Racing for the first time […]

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‘Heart Of A Champion’: Chance It Wins Stretch Battle In Mucho Macho Man

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It prevailed by a nose following a stretch-long battle with As Seen On Tv to capture the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man at Gulfstream Park, capping three-stakes-win days for both trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. and jockey Tyler Gaffalione. The Mucho Macho Man, the first stop on the Road to the Florida […]

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Chance It Tunes Up For Mucho Macho Man; Math Wizard ‘Fine’ After Spiking A Fever

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It turned in a sizzling half-mile workout Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for Saturday’s $100,000 Mucho Macho Man. The highly promising Florida Sire Stakes hero breezed a half-mile in 46.12 seconds over a ‘good’ track to be credited with the fastest of 112 workouts recorded at the four-furlong […]

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Chance It, South Bend Prominent Among Nominees To Jan. 4 Mucho Macho Man

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It, a multiple-stakes winner with more than $375,000 in earnings, is prominent on the list of 21 nominations for the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man at Gulfstream Park. The mile Mucho Macho Man, one of five stakes for newly turned 3-year-olds on the Jan. 4 program, will kick off Gulfstream Park’s […]

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Promising Colt Chance It ‘Strong’ In Bullet Breeze Toward Mucho Macho Man Stakes

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds LLC’s Chance It tuned up for a scheduled start in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Jan. 4 with a sizzling five-furlong workout Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park. The juvenile son of Currency Swap breezed five-furlongs in 58.73 seconds, the fastest of 48 recorded at the distance, while preparing to make his 3-year-old […]

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Adena Springs Sets 2020 Stallion Roster And Fees, Ghostzapper To Remain At $85,000

Adena Springs has set its 2020 stallion roster and fees, headlined by Ghostzapper who will remain at a fee of $85,000 S&N for the upcoming breeding season. The roster also features Point of Entry who will stand for $15,000 S&N, while Macho Uno and Macho Macho Man will each stand for $10,000 S&N, and Shaman […]

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Mucho Gusto ‘Punched His Own Ticket’ To Travers With ‘Really Strong’ Work At Del Mar

Bob Baffert will have a horse in the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, after all. The Hall of Fame trainer said Monday that Mucho Gusto, runner-up in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 20, will run in the Travers on Saturday at Saratoga. “He came out of the Haskell really well, and he breezed […]

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14 Take Aim At Saturday’s Del Mar Oaks; Mucho Unusual Faces East Coast Duo

Mucho Unusual, a change-of-tactics last-to-first winner of the Grade 2, $200,000 San Clemente Stakes on July 20, will be facing her stiffest competition in the biggest field of her career in Saturday’s  $300,000 Del Mar Oaks presented by The Jockey Club at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. The second Grade 1, […]

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Mucho Unusual Circles Field In San Clemente

Last of the 10 sophomore fillies in the clubhouse turn of Saturday’s G2 San Clemente Stakes, George Krikorian’s homebred Mucho Unusual was able to circle the field in time to hit the wire first under jockey Joel Rosario. The daughter of Mucho Macho Man, trained by Timothy Yakteen, covered a mile over Del Mar’s firm […]

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In Quest For Ninth Haskell, Baffert Swinging At Fences With Mucho Gusto

When Bob Baffert looks to extend his record for victories in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational to nine on July 20, the Hall of Fame trainer will likely do so in an unfamiliar position. Six of his previous eight Haskell winners have gone off as the favorite in Monmouth Park’s signature race (Bayern in 2014 […]

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