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Grade 1 Whitney hopeful
Mucho Macho Man also went
to the main track Saturday morning, where he was credited with a
five-furlong breeze in 1:01.61 under exercise rider Nick Petro.
“He had a great work this morning, and we’re looking forward to
the Whitney,” said trainer Kathy Ritvo of the Reeves Thoroughbred Racing
color-bearer. “He’ll have one
more work; the day will be dependant on the weather.”
Mucho Macho Man, second in the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic, has
made two starts this year, finishing seventh in the Sunshine Millions
Classic on January 9 at
Gulfstream Park and third in the Criminal Type overnight stakes on June 14 at
“His last race was a good comeback race for him,” said Ritvo.
“It reminded us of the Alysheba last year, when he finished third and
then came up and won the [Grade 2]