(Muscles Yankee-Graceful Touch-Pine Chip)
Bay, 2007 | 15-2 hands
(photo by Mark Hall)
Muscle Massive’s first crop of yearlings sells in the fall of 2013.
At Two- t,2,1:57m Winner of Simpson Stake and 2nd in International Stallion Stake at Lexington.
At Three- t,3,1:51m (13 starts-5-3-2- $1,213,138) Winner of $1.5 million Hambletonian (in a career best of 1:51m), $200,000 New Jersey Sires Stakes Championship (1:54m), $130,000 Stanley Dancer Memorial (1:53.4m), $122,829 Simcoe Stake (1:56.1s) and NJSS division in a 3YOCT stakes equaling record of t,3,1:53.3m at The Meadowlands; 2nd in Dickerson, Hambletonian elimination and Kentucky Futurity elimination; 3rd in $970,000 Canadian Trotting Derby.
Muscle Massive was a $425,000 yearling purchase at Harrisburg in 2008 and is a half-brother to 2010 Merrie Annabelle Stake and 2YO Filly Trot New Jersey Sires Stakes Champion winner Thatsnotmyname t,2,1:55m $335,250 and stakes performer Muscle Mass t,2,1:53.4m $229,000-(winner of 2007 American National, Bluegrass, International Stallion, Hayes and Review Stakes).
Muscle Massive is out of the Pine Chip mare Graceful Touch t,2,1:56.1m $161,893, a stakes winning daughter of 1996 Filly World Trotting Derby and 1995 2YOFT NJSS Championship winner Act Of Grace t,3,1:52.3m $403,525, and a full-sister to 2001 World Trotting Derby and Zweig Stake winner Cobol t,3,1:54m $417,457.
Muscle Massive is by the prolific Valley Victory line sire Muscles Yankee and heralds from the maternal family of Passionate Glide t,3,1:52.2m $2,060,447, Marita’s Victory t,3,1:54m $666,731, Prolific Lady t,3,1:56.2m $373,925, Stand Guard t,1:53.1f $283,054, and Mr Cantab t,3,1:53.3m $139,419.