Mucho Unusual Named Cal-Bred Horse of the Year


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George Krikorian's homebred Mucho Unusual (Mucho Macho Man), winner of last year's GI Rodeo Drive S., was named California-bred Horse of the Year for 2020 during Monday's annual awards presentation by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The mare was also named the state's champion older female and turf horse.

Other Cal-bred champions announced during Monday's teleconference were: Big Fish (Mr. Big) and Good With People (Curlin to Mischief) (tied for 2yo male); Governor Goteven (Govenor Charlie) (2yo female); El Tigre Terrible (Smiling Tiger) (3yo male); Warren's Showtime (Clubhouse Ride) (3yo female); Galilean (Uncle Mo) (older male); Fashionably Fast (Lucky Pulpit) and Sneaking Out (Indian Evening) (tied for sprinter).

Reddam Racing's now-pensioned Square Eddie was California champion sire by earnings, winners, turf earnings and 2-year-old earnings and Reddam Racing was champion breeder by earnings.

Warren's Veneda (Affirmative), dam of Warren's Showtime, was named broodmare of the year. Steve Miyadi was named trainer of the year.

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