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Full Stride
Feb. 27, 2008, 03:31 PM
This might be a lame post but, I just have to say, I see this mare's name in every catalog that comes and I LOVE her name: "I Died Laughing."

I just love "out of I Died Laughing." It just cracks me up.

I know, I'm a dork. Forgive me.

Barnfairy
Feb. 27, 2008, 03:38 PM
That's a good one. We could use some light hearted fun around here too.

There's a colt who runs at Aqueduct named Arrrrr (Regal Classic x Lemons Ain't Limes). Methinks his peeps had been watching Pirates of the Caribbean before filing with the JC.

CallMeGrace
Feb. 27, 2008, 03:40 PM
We love our mare's JC name - Broke But Happy!

Full Stride
Feb. 27, 2008, 03:45 PM
OMG as a Disney Cast Member I cannot say enough about a colt named Arrrrr! :)

Glimmerglass
Feb. 27, 2008, 04:05 PM
There's a colt who runs at Aqueduct named Arrrrr (Regal Classic x Lemons Ain't Limes).

I watched him run earlier this month on TVG and even the Big A announcer was having a great time with the name. Perhaps the owner was also a fan of Steve the Pirate from the movie Dodgeball (http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/img/07-06/0709glpiratedodge.jpg)

Barnfairy
Feb. 27, 2008, 04:10 PM
Steve the Pirate from the movie Dodgeball (http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/img/07-06/0709glpiratedodge.jpg)OMG I forgot about him. Thanks for that! :lol:

Glimmerglass
Feb. 27, 2008, 04:21 PM
Now if only he could have a son named Matey

The stable would have hours of fun with that one and new vistors: ".. now go down there and tack up Arrrr, Matey" ..

Folks would have to keep this one handy: Pirate-to-English translator (http://www.talklikeapirate.com/translator.html)

Xctrygirl
Feb. 27, 2008, 04:22 PM
There's a 4 yr old by Hennessey running named...

"Claim Me Please"

As of the last time I saw its results, no one had claimed it!!! :lol:

~Emily

Glimmerglass
Feb. 27, 2008, 04:31 PM
Speaking of running around, I never did see in Australia if they ever found the lost race horse that got loose from his stable by the name of Not Abandoned

News of his disappearance (and the name) finally started to make its way around the world:

'Not Abandoned abandons us' (http://raincoaster.com/2008/02/18/not-abandoned-abandons-us/)


... I guess he’s still bitter about that whole “gelding” thing. Thoroughbreds are so sensitive!

Australia's The Age 2-16-07 "Pride of Alice, he's joined the wild bush horses" (http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/pride-of-alice-hes-joined-the-wild-bush-horses/2008/02/16/1202760669055.html)

It just gives rise to some Monty Python skit. Perhaps it was life imitating art of sorts with a spin on the most recent episode of Wildfire :)

Anyhow I digress and back to the discussion at hand!

SteeleRdr
Feb. 27, 2008, 05:34 PM
All great names...however, I just remembered one that belonged to a steeplechase trainer I used to work for...don't love it, but it's odd....

Retarded Earthworm

Yup, that's the horses name!

poneegirl
Feb. 27, 2008, 05:57 PM
there's an Stb in NY called "theotherwhitemeat"
I always have to bet on him!

sk_pacer
Feb. 27, 2008, 07:38 PM
Full Stride, that mare wouldnt, by chance be by Die Laughing?

I have two interesting names to add:
1) Left At Sale, and he was. No Saled and was just left there. He was 'rescued', had a name change and went on to race.
2) Get Me Papers. His dam was sold, and the seller had 'lost' the papers, never did find them but it got sorted and duplicate reg was issued just before the deadline for registration. He is a pretty decent race horse, far exceeded expectations, obviously got speed from his sire, not the dam.

miss_critic
Feb. 27, 2008, 10:28 PM
I saw a claimer by the name of XOXOXO, but I couldnt hear the call (watching on an OTB screen). How the heck would you pronounce that???

WindyIsles
Feb. 27, 2008, 10:58 PM
Beef or Salmon. :D

dressagetraks
Feb. 27, 2008, 11:13 PM
Old, old, old story but goodie. I read that Colonel Bradley of Idle Hour Farm fame was just getting rolling, not a big name yet. He named a horse Bad News in the hopes that it would travel fast. :D Turned out to be his best yet by far, and he went on to name all his horses B names (Black Toney, etc.)

But I love the idea of a race horse named Bad News so it would travel fast.

Equilibrium
Feb. 28, 2008, 12:48 AM
I saw a filly running last year in a Charity race in England.

Her name was "Redhotfillypepper"

I thought that was too cool.

Terri

Full Stride
Feb. 28, 2008, 10:26 AM
I Died Laughing is by Montbrook

Barnfairy
Feb. 28, 2008, 11:56 AM
Perhaps she should hook up with Distorted Humor.

Texarkana
Mar. 27, 2008, 10:54 PM
A coincidence--

I Died Laughing is the dam of the winner of the 4th race today at Laurel. I saw the chart and was like, "Hey! I've heard that name before!" :lol:

witherbee
Mar. 27, 2008, 11:44 PM
Hey, anything's better than Hoofhearted! We have "Not a Nice Girl" and "Wight and Wong" - lovely names - NOT!

Lady Counselor
Mar. 28, 2008, 01:58 PM
Ha ha, I love "Retarded Earthworm". That's just bizarre.

I saw a Stb last week on TVG named 'Fatmaninalilcoat'
I heard a race where Arrrr was in it. They were having way too much fun with his name!

Years ago, in the TB world there were horses in New England named Fish Lips and Sucking Swamp. :dead:

Glimmerglass
Apr. 30, 2008, 05:31 PM
There's a colt who runs at Aqueduct named Arrrrr (Regal Classic x Lemons Ain't Limes). Methinks his peeps had been watching Pirates of the Caribbean before filing with the JC.

Arrrrr just ran minutes ago at Belmont Park, opening day, in the 9th race which was taken off the turf and put on the main track (http://www.drf.com/entries/30/eBEL30.html?rn=626564#9) and faded from 2nd to finish 4th.

Barnfairy
Apr. 30, 2008, 08:12 PM
Years ago, in the TB world there were horses in New England named Fish Lips and Sucking Swamp. :dead:And also Horrible Hairy Hog (http://www.pedigreequery.com/horrible+hairy+hog) :no:

Arrrrr remains one of my favorite names going right now, that and McLovin (http://www.pedigreequery.com/mclovin) (who, I believe, Glimmerglass mentioned on a thread elsewhere?). The thing I wonder, though, given the Jockey Club requires a fee to name a horse after Feb 1 of its 2 year old year -- if the 2005 colt was named for the summer of 2007 movie Superbad, was he named late? 'Or did his connections change his name?

EponaRoan
Apr. 30, 2008, 11:46 PM
There was a Standardbred mare the other day on TVG by the name of Jay Low. I guess she had a big old butt! :lol:

AnsleyGrace
Apr. 30, 2008, 11:53 PM
Spotonmybutt

MunchingonHay
May. 1, 2008, 12:29 AM
I know that this is not a racing horse name, but my friend is a dressage rider and year ago she had a horse name. Topless so the annoucer would say
such and such riding topless.

My mom is a carriage driver and always wanted to name her pony me crazy so it would be...such and such driving me crazy

billiebob
May. 1, 2008, 12:41 AM
Ok, so it's not a funny or clever name but I love the name Fusaichi Pegasus. I think I just like saying it! :)

tbmorgan
May. 1, 2008, 01:11 AM
A couple of years ago, in my virtual stable on equibase, I had Lawnmower and Redneck Bubba. They both ran as well as their names suggest...LOL!:lol: I loved them nonetheless.

Katja

Glimmerglass
May. 1, 2008, 10:36 AM
Arrrrr remains one of my favorite names going right now, that and McLovin (http://www.pedigreequery.com/mclovin) (who, I believe, Glimmerglass mentioned on a thread elsewhere?).

I mentioned McLovin in a pop culture name thread along with Napoleon Dynamite who also ran the same day at Aqueduct (April 16, 2008)

Tom Durkin yesterday just, as expected, loved calling out Arrrr's name throughout the race! It is one of the racer names that just gets a crowd to smile and get behind a horse in rooting him on - regardless if you have money on him or not.

Good point on the JC registry although McLovin actually was a slang term used (albeit less widely) prior to the SuperBad movie by McDonald's if I'm not mistaken. The "I'm Lovin' It" tag line was created in 2003 and still used by the Golden Arches today. Alas, sadly, the advertising exec who created it (and the "You're getting a Dell, Dude") committed suicide one block from my office in Feb (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/03/business/media/03blog.html?_r=1&oref=slogin).

lrkrame2
May. 1, 2008, 11:14 AM
hmm the randoms I have known....

Onajollyhigh-- she ran for us when i was younger and i think it took me a good 2 hours to break down her name...

Flank Stake-there's just something wrong with this name.. lol

Firstaidkit- Random and the horse was kind of an a$$..

Rienzi
May. 1, 2008, 11:52 AM
They had one on the TV named "Who Farted". He won the race they showed. The race call went something like this, "Who Farted charging down the homestretch. Who Farted in the lead! Who Farted, it's Who Farted first under the wire!"

Glimmerglass
May. 1, 2008, 12:01 PM
They had one on the TV named "Who Farted". He won the race they showed.

Yep, it is actually 'Hoof Hearted' and he raced in the late 1980's - video link (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNpyWfUBaOg)

ArtilleryHill
May. 1, 2008, 12:02 PM
Well, TECHNICALLY, the name was Hoof Hearted--which was how it got past The Jockey Club!

One of my favorites I just heard recently. I just thought it suited a quick, athletic Thoroughbred: Jack Be Nimble. He's retired now at a farm in Florida, I think.

Rienzi
May. 1, 2008, 12:03 PM
Thanks for the correction. Wow, it sure sounded like "Who Farted." Guess the caller was having a little too much fun with that one!

mambo9
May. 1, 2008, 12:18 PM
There was a horse a couple years ago named SOFACANFAST. He was at Philadelphia Park and was scheduled to run.

Well the day of the race- the announcer goes through all the names to make sure he pronounces them right! Well, needless to say, when he got to SOFACANFAST he said it fast- and alas called the Stewards and the horse was forced to be scratched and they had to rename him! We laughed because everyone who had a program or racing form could see how the Jockey club missed this one and let the name slip thru...

EponaRoan
May. 1, 2008, 12:25 PM
she had a horse name. Topless so the annoucer would say such and such riding topless. I want to name a horse In the Nude. Jumper, dressage, racing, it doesn't matter. Imagine the possibilities - betting In the Nude, riding In the Nude, breaking from the #2 post In the Nude; the fun just goes on forever. When some friends bought a filly out of a mare named Streakin' Stacy, I tried and tried to get them to give her that name, but alas, the majority just wouldn't go with it. Bummer. :lol:

I knew someone else who wanted to name a horse Harass just because it would be so much fun to scratch and have the announcer have to say, "Scratch Harass." (Say it aloud to get what he was aiming for. :D )

How 'bout Sofa King? Maybe it could slip by the JC on a busy day.

DeeThbd
May. 1, 2008, 12:42 PM
I know that this is not a racing horse name, but my friend is a dressage rider and year ago she had a horse name. Topless so the annoucer would say
such and such riding topless.

My mom is a carriage driver and always wanted to name her pony me crazy so it would be...such and such driving me crazy

Actually, MOH, there WAS a mare named Topless who raced up here in Canada! Bay mare, ran in the early-mid 90's. Lots of laughter over that one!
Just went and looked - there are at least a DOZEN listed on pquery (though I don't doubt some of them aren't real).... http://www.pedigreequery.com/topless12
Dee

moonriverfarm
May. 1, 2008, 03:05 PM
HAHAHAHA!!! I LOVE it - Hoof Hearted! The owner had a laugh over that one for sure.
I've had a Cussfork. Why would you name a horse that?
My fave is my horse Mt Sinai - sired by Holy Mountain - sired by Devil's Bag. He came from Hell to Heaven!

sprite
May. 1, 2008, 08:16 PM
the Standardbred stallion Abercrombie had a son named...

(you guessed it)....And Fitch

:)

dressagetraks
May. 1, 2008, 08:36 PM
When I lived in Minnesota, there was one mentioned in the paper who regularly ran at Canterbury named Dirty Diaper. Headlines had fun with that one sometimes. "There was a 1000-pound Dirty Diaper at Canterbury Park yesterday. . ."

cllane1
May. 2, 2008, 10:47 AM
A friend of ours bred a beautiful filly, really classy, out of Raging Dancer, I forget who the stallion was. Her new owners named her....wait for it....Raging Pruneface. Where's the fruitbat?!:eek:

Tallabred
May. 2, 2008, 10:55 AM
At the OBS auction a mare named "Big Bozo" with her filly "Little Bozo" brought a laugh but I felt sorry for "Liver Problems":no:

Drvmb1ggl3
May. 2, 2008, 11:15 AM
The greatest name of all time has to be Potoooooooo (http://www.bloodlines.net/TB/Bios/Pot8os.htm), often seen spelled as Pot8os (Potatoes), though the former is is the official name in the GSB.

olympicdreams04
May. 2, 2008, 12:11 PM
At good old Finger Lakes, we have Filet Mignon, Old Hussy, Stinky Toes, Errrorinjudgement, I Don't Like Anyone, Smokinatthefinish, and What A Mistake.

WhiteCamry
May. 2, 2008, 12:12 PM
A friend of ours bred a beautiful filly, really classy, out of Raging Dancer, I forget who the stallion was. Her new owners named her....wait for it....Raging Pruneface. Where's the fruitbat?!:eek:

Gulf Storm (http://tinyurl.com/3z5j7s) was the sire.

WhiteCamry
May. 2, 2008, 12:12 PM
All great names...however, I just remembered one that belonged to a steeplechase trainer I used to work for...don't love it, but it's odd....

Retarded Earthworm

Yup, that's the horses name!

What was his pedigree?

WhiteCamry
May. 2, 2008, 12:16 PM
I saw a filly running last year in a Charity race in England.

Her name was "Redhotfillypepper"

I thought that was too cool.

Terri

It's better than Spongbobhorsepants (http://www.pedigreequery.com/spongbobhorsepants). The owner must have let his kid name him.

Glimmerglass
May. 2, 2008, 12:18 PM
At good old Finger Lakes, we have Filet Mignon ....

Ah, if only he could've gone across the pond to face the just since retired this week - Beef or Salmon (http://www.ballymenatimes.com/news/Beef-or-Salmon-off-the.4027921.jp) ;)


He added: "He's absolutely fine today and looking very happy. He's been a star, but I think he's going to love being retired." In his retirement Beef Or Salmon will be ridden as a dressage horse by owner Joe Craig's 15-year-old grandson Conor Drain in County Antrim.

WhiteCamry
May. 2, 2008, 12:22 PM
Then there was the French mare, Big Tits.

WindyIsles
May. 2, 2008, 12:49 PM
Ah, if only he could've gone across the pond to face the just since retired this week - Beef or Salmon (http://www.ballymenatimes.com/news/Beef-or-Salmon-off-the.4027921.jp) ;)


:sadsmile: Aww he's retiring? He had a great go at it. Good to hear he's being kept by the family and I hope he does well in his new career as a dressage horse.

Sing Mia Song
May. 2, 2008, 04:33 PM
I saw a horse go through the sales ring at F-T years ago who was named "Muttface Pop Pop." Lovely colt, would have made a nice show hunter. He never raced, so hopefully someone took him home, taught him to jump, and quietly changed the name to something else. :lol:

Foxtrot's
May. 2, 2008, 05:37 PM
Then there was Popingaol. It left me puzzled - "gaol" in England is pronounced Jail, and means the same - Was their poor old Pop in Gaol, and if so, what for?

MissCapitalSplash
May. 2, 2008, 07:55 PM
I just bought one named Dounothemuffinman - Do You Know the Muffin Man? We call him Muffin. He is by High Yield (Storm Cat) out of Sugar Slew (Seattle Slew) NO idea where they got muffin man from!!

Foxtrot's
May. 2, 2008, 08:26 PM
The story behind Hoof Hearted, a BC filly, is that when the race was called she won, followed in second by Mark Did It. That one did the rounds in the clubhouse for quite a while.

Vitriolic
May. 3, 2008, 08:38 AM
That's a good one. We could use some light hearted fun around here too.

There's a colt who runs at Aqueduct named Arrrrr (Regal Classic x Lemons Ain't Limes). Methinks his peeps had been watching Pirates of the Caribbean before filing with the JC.

I remember that mare. Lemons Ain't Limes had relatives Vice Ain't Nice, Ain't that Wicked. :)

WhiteCamry
May. 6, 2008, 10:16 AM
Spotonmybutt

"Spotted Bun" would have been a better name.