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    #41
    Originally posted by JJ'sLuckyTrain View Post
    Effinex

    So many good names but that's one -- I LOVE that it got past the JC!

    Love the Hey Chub offspring names. There's a stallion in WV named Gattopardo and some of his kids have cool names -- Gattolottasparkle (just grand champion at the WVTBA show), Gattolottacharm, Gatto Love Karma...

    A couple from the past -- I loved Poquito Picante, by Sauce Boat. I think I saw her at a Timonium sale.

    And when I was in vet school, enjoying my first pathology course, there was a filly named Infarction. Truly a name only a doc could love!
    If her dam's name was Oh My Heart, it would have been an especially amusing medical name. Do you know sire and dam?

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    • #42
      There's one over here (Aus) with a name I love, Black Heart Bart. He's now 9 years old - I think someone has looked after and loved him! I'm only an armchair racehorse/racing fan but was pretty impressed that this 'old' boy at 100:1 surprised everyone last Saturday!

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        #43
        Originally posted by Pocket Rocket View Post
        There's one over here (Aus) with a name I love, Black Heart Bart. He's now 9 years old - I think someone has looked after and loved him! I'm only an armchair racehorse/racing fan but was pretty impressed that this 'old' boy at 100:1 surprised everyone last Saturday!
        Well, bless Bart's Black Heart.

        Is there a link to the race, that you know of?

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        • #44
          Originally posted by skydy View Post

          Well, bless Bart's Black Heart.

          Is there a link to the race, that you know of?
          I've never tried to add a link before, but I'll give it a go!

          https://www.racing.com/news/2019-09-...-underwood-win


          Hope it works, there's a story and attached video!

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          • #45
            I love Effinex too! So clever!

            I too am a one word name fan. Beholder (love this name!), Lightstream and Found are some favorite examples that come to mind.

            We have a colt we named Complexifier - he's by Overanalyze and out of a Freud mare. So, we thought it fitting. ;-)

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              #46
              Originally posted by Pocket Rocket View Post

              I've never tried to add a link before, but I'll give it a go!

              https://www.racing.com/news/2019-09-...-underwood-win


              Hope it works, there's a story and attached video!
              It worked beautifully, thank you!

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              • #47
                Originally posted by Cammie View Post
                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.
                That reminded me of Boobsplasher. Not sure if that was a favorite name or least favorite name. Ended up meeting her when an acquaintance bought her as a broodmare.

                I liked: Thesunshinesbright and Bigloadtocarry.
                That's fine, many of us have slid down this slippery slope and became very happy (and broke) doing it. We may not have a retirement, but we have memories ...

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                • #48
                  Not a horse name but I always giggled when I saw Morning Wood Stable listed as owner. Not so much Looooch (or however he spells it) Racing. Ron Paolucci strikes me as the kind of guy who hated leaving his college frat days behind and so he kept his stupid nickname.

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                  • #49
                    Upset was a well chosen name

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                    • #50
                      My favorite belongs to my girl, Cat on the Moon. There's a poem by Yeats called "The Cat and the Moon", and a cat named Black Minnaloushe (her sire) is the main character, so there's a literary backstory.

                      For the non-poetically-inclined, I love it because it's weird, and other boarders at the barn wonder what I was smoking when she was named!
                      "Dogs give and give and give. Cats are the gift that keeps on grifting." —Bradley Trevor Greive

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                      • #51
                        My 8 year old self loved the name Silver Charm

                        Honest Lady was one of my favorite names, I was young and am a casual race fan but she did seem like a nice honest mare who lived up to her name
                        Last edited by RoughOut; Oct. 5, 2019, 08:48 PM.
                        Kick On

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                        • #52
                          Of course my favorite is a Standardbred stallion named Always a Virgin, and he sired the fastest Standardbred ever = Always B Miki
                          www.headsupspecialriders.com

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                          • #53
                            Originally posted by skykingismybaby1 View Post
                            Of course my favorite is a Standardbred stallion named Always a Virgin, and he sired the fastest Standardbred ever = Always B Miki
                            You would be interested to know Always B Miki has a son called Texas Miki that is going through a sale this fall
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                            • #54
                              Originally posted by sk_pacer View Post

                              You would be interested to know Always B Miki has a son called Texas Miki that is going through a sale this fall
                              I noticed Texas Miki, Always B Miki had his first crop sell this week, 59 were in the Lexington Selected Sale .
                              www.headsupspecialriders.com

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                              • #55
                                Originally posted by skykingismybaby1 View Post

                                I noticed Texas Miki, Always B Miki had his first crop sell this week, 59 were in the Lexington Selected Sale .
                                i thought I saw that name on one of the sale ads.....play on words since a texas mickey is a 166 oz bottle of booze
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                                • #56
                                  Originally posted by sk_pacer View Post

                                  i thought I saw that name on one of the sale ads.....play on words since a texas mickey is a 166 oz bottle of booze
                                  I did not know that! Always learning from Coth
                                  www.headsupspecialriders.com

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                                  • #57
                                    Prince John x Peroxide Blonde = Stagedoor Johnny.

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                                      #58
                                      Originally posted by Belowthesalt View Post
                                      Prince John x Peroxide Blonde = Stagedoor Johnny.
                                      Excellent!

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                                      • #59
                                        Originally posted by skydy View Post

                                        Excellent!
                                        Good looking horse, too. Won the Belmont, Saranac, Dwyer. Voted 1968 Champion 3 year old in some polls. Lived to be 31.

                                        https://www.bing.com/images/search?v...vt=0&eim=1,2,6

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