George Krikorian's homebred Mucho Unusual (Mucho Macho Man–Not Unusual, by Unusual Heat), 2020's California-bred Horse of the Year, champion older female and turf horse thanks to a campaign that included a victory in the GI Rodeo Drive S. that September, has been retired at the age of six.
“The decision has been made to retire G1 winner and Cal-Bred Horse of the Year Mucho Unusual,” tweeted trainer Tim Yakteen. “We are sad to see her leave the barn, she has been so special to and for all of us. She returns to Starwood Farm, KY where she was born and we await the news of who she'll be bred to.”
The half-sister to MGSW and GISP $700,000-plus earner Big Score (Mr. Big) retires with a record of 24-8-5-5 and earnings of $957,415. She was a $170,000 Keeneland September RNA in 2017.