Older crop promises big racing season
For a minute or so, he looked like the best horse in the country, and he just might be, but already this year there have been similar moments of intimation, and there will be many more, when the possibilities seem so dazzling and bright the sky could be the lid on a treasure chest.He's a giant of a horse, and when he ranged up alongside Turbo Compressor in the second turn, the visual contrast left the early leader looking like a hood ornament. Running the second half-mile in 46.42 seconds, Mucho Macho Man quickly opened up a three-length advantage in mid-stretch; and from there he cruised, his ears pointing skyward as he completed the 1 1/8 miles in 1:47.91 to win the recent Sunshine Millions Classic.
This could be payback for the lackluster racing of a year ago.
Mucho Macho Man has added muscle to his back and chest, muscle that has given him better control over his considerable resources.
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