Macón was an undefeated Argentinian Thoroughbred racehorse.

GrandsireWilliam the Third
DamsireYour Majesty
BreederHaras Ojo de Agua
OwnerCaballeriza Don Alfonso
TrainerNaciano Moreno
Record15: 15–0–0
Earnings446,634 pesos
Major wins
Gran Premio Polla de Potrillos (1925)

Gran Premio Nacional (1925)
Gran Premio Internacional (1925, 1926)
Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini (1925, 1926)

Gran Premio de Honor (1926)
Argentinian Champion Three-Year-Old Male (1925)
Argentinian Champion Older Male (1926)



Macón was bred by Haras Ojo de Agua and foaled in 1922.[1] He was sold as a two-year-old in 1924 and was purchased at a high price by Jorge Mitre for his Stud Don Alfonso.[2]

Racing career


Macón was undefeated in 15 starts.

Macón debuted in February 1925, winning a 900-meter race.[2]

In the 1925 Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini, Macón set a record for the race of 3:06,[3] which lasted for many years.[2]

Macón winning the Gran Premio de Honor

He won the 1926 Gran Premio de Honor by multiple lengths in a time of 3:42.[4]

Macón broke the earnings record in Argentina by winning the 1926 Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini with earnings of 404,623 pesos.[5]

Stud record


Macón was acquired by Haras Argentino to stand at stud.[6] He continued to stand at stud there for the rest of his stud career, and died there in 1945.[1]

Macón peaked on the Argentine sire list in 1933 at fifth. In 1946, he was the leading broodmare sire in Argentina and ranked second in 1944.[1] Macón was the damsire of Filon and Seductor.[2]


Pedigree of Macón (ARG), bay stallion, foaled 1922
Sandal (GB)
William the Third (GB) St. Simon (GB) Galopin (GB)
St. Angela (GB)
Gravity (GB) Wisdom (GB)
Enigma (GB)
Lindal (GB) Kendal (GB) Bend Or (GB)
Windermere (GB)
Sunrise (GB) Springfield (GB)
Sunray (GB)
Bourgogne (ARG)
Your Majesty (GB) Persimmon (GB) St. Simon (GB)
Perdita (GB)
Yours (ITY) Melton (GB)
Your Grace (GB)
Albilla (ARG) Gay Hermit (GB) Hermit (GB)
Doll Tearsheet (GB)
Nesta (GB) Galopin (GB)
Crediton (GB)

Macón is inbred 3S × 4D to St. Simon, meaning St. Simon appears in the fourth generation on both the sire and dam's side of the pedigree. Macón is also inbred to Galopin 4S × 4D x 5D.

See also


List of leading Thoroughbred racehorses


  1. ^ a b c "Macon (horse)". American Classic Pedigrees. Retrieved 2022-10-06.
  2. ^ a b c d "Macon". Argentine Thoroughbred Gallery. Archived from the original on 2006-10-14.
  3. ^ "El Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini". Caras y Caretas. 1925-11-21.
  4. ^ "Lo más destacado de los deportes". Caras y Caretas. 1926-10-09.
  5. ^ "Lo más destacado de los deportes". Caras y Caretas. 1926-11-20.
  6. ^ ""Argentine Star for Stud"". Daily Racing Form. 1927-04-01. p. 16.