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    Favorite Racehorse Names

    I love this one

    Makes his barn name a no brainer.

    It seems like everyone is laughing about "Howard" recently.

    I think my all time favorite name was Ruffian.

    We had a very precocious filly we named "Go". I liked that.


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      Ruffian was a great name.

      I like Go. Great name for an enthusiastic youngster.


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        Sharp Humor x It's Personal = Mildly Offensive, was clever.


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          Hog Creek Hustle.
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            Golden Trip. One day I will have a show horse with that name...might be the racehorse when I wrestle him from my daughter.
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              Soaring Softly was a lovely name.


                Badlybentnotbroke. Not one of mine, nor a horse I ever knew. But I saw that name in an old pedigree at some point, and it has stuck with me for decades. There must be a story behind it.


                  Black Tie Affair comes to mind.
                  Upset was very aptly named.


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                    NancyM; That is rather unforgettable. It makes one wonder if the horse was a wild one to back, or if it had crooked legs.


                      How about PistNBroke

                      Also noticed a Always B Miki yearling someone called Texas Miki
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                        Originally posted by sk_pacer View Post
                        How about PistNBroke
                        Could be taken two ways...


                          I always thought Twilight Tear was a lovely name for a mare.


                            Originally posted by skydy View Post

                            Could be taken two ways...
                            Well, knowing the breeder, it doesn't refer to a broken motor part
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                              Bodacious Tatas. Amazing that it was approved, and of course she ended up being a decent mare, G2 winner. I’m sure the Jockey Club was mortified.

                              The Claiborne/Adele Dilschneider names. One word names that relate to the dam name.

                              Wild Applause- dam of Yell, Roar, Praise, Hurrah, Viva etc.

                              Toll- dam of Tax, Tariff, Inflate, Cost, etc.

                              Preach- dam of Pulpit, Choir, Convent, Friar, Orate, Pontiff, Sermonette, Worshipper, etc.

                              Narrate- dam of Preach, Card, Comment, Lecture, Yarn, Signal, Speak, Tale, etc.

                              Yarn- dam of Fabulist, Myth, etc.


                                Originally posted by skydy View Post
                                Soaring Softly was a lovely name.
                                First one I thought of; just love that name (and the Darby Dan/Phillips people).


                                  Not a racehorse, but the horse facility at US Davis used to stand a QH named Beats Workin. I thought that was a great name for a breeding stallion.


                                    Flat Fleet Feet. I always suspected that the was bought by a consortium of race callers and retired...
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                                      And along those lines...

                                      A favorite name just because of the family legend it created...

                                      My mom was at the races with me many, many years ago and had been having a fun afternoon perusing the program, picking her horses based on scientific handicapping (it has a white heart on its forehead), getting a few dollars here and there and sipping a beer.... when she suddenly snorted as she was reading the program for the upcoming races. "How awful!" she said. "this poor horse has such a stupid name - I may have to bet on him just because of it! Who would name a horse NINNY-POON-DAMMER??!!"

                                      I looked at the program and saw no such horse. Puzzled, I asked her what PP number and what race... and I found this poor equine.


                                      One day, I want to race a TB named Ninny Poondammer.


                                        Originally posted by Madeline View Post
                                        Flat Fleet Feet. I always suspected that the was bought by a consortium of race callers and retired...
                                        😂😂😂 If it was a STB I'd think it was a relative of Freaky Feet Pete.

                                        One name I always liked was a STB mare named Dirt Track Momma. Pretty gritty mare.
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