The horse I rode is an appendix cross with a decent name.
For homage to Jess I would've opted for Stonewall as in Jackson. Although picking a Confederate general, for his prowess in militarily command not necessarily for his opinions or allegiance, maybe has its own challenges.
A bit off-topic but Rachel's full sister - a yearling - saddled with the not so great name of Samatha Nicole (which sounds like an "employee" at Scores) will be up for auction at Keeneland November sale. Breeder Dolphus Morrison is dispersing his holdings.
Well, I suppose it was expected. But as I've seen in other name-the-foal contests, usually the owner picks one they like from everything submitted. I read that they chose this because it was the one most suggested. Whatever.
Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time. Malcolm Forbes