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Mucho Macho Man gets new shoes

Updated: May 30, 2011, 11:03 AM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- As well as Mucho Macho Man ran in the Louisiana Derby despite losing a left front shoe, it wasn't a trend his connections were hoping to set. So after Mucho Macho Man lost his right front shoe in the Preakness, trainer Kathy Ritvo felt she had to make a change.

So a few days after the Preakness, in which Mucho Macho Man finished sixth, Ritvo changed blacksmiths as well as style of shoes. If Mucho Macho Man does indeed make it to the starting gate for the June 11 Belmont ...

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