Macho Man, third in the Kentucky Derby and sixth in the Preakness Stakes,
went to the Belmont
training track Thursday morning for an easy one-mile clockwise gallop for
trainer Kathy Ritvo.
son of Macho Uno then received a cooling hose bath before settling into his
stall with a fan blowing on him for the afternoon.
has been changing up Mucho Macho Man’s routine a bit from day to day, with no
set galloping schedule.
Dean Reeves showed up at the barn in high spirits the day after saying at the Belmont
draw breakfast, “We think we have the best horse in the country.”
needs to prove it,” Reeves said. “I don’t know if it’s this week, but he will