After sitting second behind the pacesetting Trickmeister, Mucho Macho Man took charge turning for home and was under a hand ride from Mike Smith approaching the wire. The time was 1:46.58 for 11/8 miles.
The 4-year-old, trained by Kathy Ritvo, has six victories in 16 starts, and paid $13.60 to win.
Torre, Sutherland winners in Gold Cup
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Game On Dude carried Chantel Sutherland to victory in the $500,000 Grade I Hollywood Gold Cup, making her the first female jockey to win the 73-year-old race. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert finished 1-2 for the second straight year with Game On Dude and second-place Richard's Kid.
Game On Dude ran 1 1/4 miles on the synthetic Cushion Track in 2:04.19 and paid $2.80 to win. The 5-year-old gelding is co-owned by former Dodgers and Yankees manager Joe Torre.
Pletcher horse wins UN Stakes
Turbo Compressor led wire to wire in the $500,000 Grade I United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park, beating Air Support by 13/4 lengths. Ridden by Joe Bravo and trained by Todd Pletcher, the 4-year-old ridgling ran 13/8 miles on the firm turf course in 2:12.88, returned $7 to win and earned a guaranteed spot in the $3-million Breeders' Cup Turf race at Santa Anita in November . . . Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another paraded between races at Betfair Hollywood Park, before he heads off to stud duty in Japan.-- AP
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