Horrible Names For Horses

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Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:05 pm

Ma Meatloaf (Stay Thirsty x Poovey) was 2nd in the Lady Finger Stakes. Yes, it’s a filly.

Also in the race was 4th place finisher Fat N Bitter[/n] (Old Fashioned x Bustinattheseams).
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Mylute wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:41 pm
Gas Station Sushi to Restart Season in Beverly J. Lewis

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ly-j-lewis
She won it impressively!
Gas station and Sushi add to her exceptional speed, respectively. :lol: :lol:
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Stage Door Johnny X Out You Go = Out Door Johnny :lol:
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Lord Helpus wrote:
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Stage Door Johnny X Out You Go = Out Door Johnny :lol:
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I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:46 pm

How did this sibling to Girolamo, Dadydreaming and Supercharger end up with such a “blehk ” name?

Mister Lucky Cat (Storm Cat x Get Lucky)
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In New Zealand a 4yo mare named NOODLES has run last in all 4 races so far
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am

Three horses entered in the Iroquois Stakes today-

Drunk as a Skunk c. Midnight Lute x Uqood
Royal Urn c. Kantharos x Born to Royalty
Hog Creek Hustle c. Overanalyze x Candy Fortune

Noodles is nothing compared to this.
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:40 am

Mylute wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am
Three horses entered in the Iroquois Stakes today-

Drunk as a Skunk c. Midnight Lute x Uqood
Royal Urn c. Kantharos x Born to Royalty
Hog Creek Hustle c. Overanalyze x Candy Fortune

Noodles is nothing compared to this.
"Kantharos" is Greek for a type of drinking cup, so the name kind of makes sense, although why "urn" was chosen rather than "cup," "goblet," "snifter" or some other drinking-related container is a mystery,
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:47 pm

This name is especially...frustrating for a number of reasons.

Cruman Tapote c. Capo Bastone x Jungle Princess
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Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:40 am
Mylute wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am
Three horses entered in the Iroquois Stakes today-

Drunk as a Skunk c. Midnight Lute x Uqood
Royal Urn c. Kantharos x Born to Royalty
Hog Creek Hustle c. Overanalyze x Candy Fortune

Noodles is nothing compared to this.
"Kantharos" is Greek for a type of drinking cup, so the name kind of makes sense, although why "urn" was chosen rather than "cup," "goblet," "snifter" or some other drinking-related container is a mystery,

Now it makes sense -- "Ode to a Grecian Urn"! So not a horrible name at all, but a sneaky literary reference.
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Mylute wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am
Three horses entered in the Iroquois Stakes today-

Drunk as a Skunk c. Midnight Lute x Uqood
Royal Urn c. Kantharos x Born to Royalty
Hog Creek Hustle c. Overanalyze x Candy Fortune

Noodles is nothing compared to this.


oy vay-- just watched a replay of the Iroquois-- i thought, add this to this to the list of horrible names: Drunk as a Skunk-- i had no idea he was the son of MIdnight Lute, one my favs. SMH---
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:49 am

Tomato Bisque (Macho Uno x Dazzling Contrast) won by disqualification at Woodbine yesterday.
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Tomato Bisque (Macho Uno x Dazzling Contrast) won by disqualification at Woodbine yesterday.
How is that a horrible name? I can understand, sort of, the objections to meat-related names (although I still see nothing wrong with Porterhouse, who was an outstanding runner), but how does Tomato Bisque offend? I remember a son of Wajima out of Night Staker (not Stalker, Staker) named Teriyaki Stake in New York back in the '80s. I liked that name and its origin. I don't know why Macho Uno-Dazzling Contrast adds up to Tomato Bisque. Chances are it's the owner's favorite soup, or it conjures up some pleasant memory for someone involved with the horse.

Since no horses have ever been harmed in the preparation of tomato bisque, to me, it's a decent name for a racehorse. Although if I were doing the naming, it would be Lobster Bisque.
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:03 pm

A horse raced in Australia yesterday named DUX NUTZ
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:36 pm

Consecutive races at Remington tomorrow....

Concrete Finisher
I hope he's quicker than one.
Whiz City
And I hope she doesn't have an urge in the stretch.

I did not make those up.
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:23 pm

Same track, same day....

Idon't Know Hisname

and

The Imposter

9th race.
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WaquoitNBroadBrush wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:33 pm
Mylute wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:49 am
Tomato Bisque (Macho Uno x Dazzling Contrast) won by disqualification at Woodbine yesterday.
How is that a horrible name? I can understand, sort of, the objections to meat-related names (although I still see nothing wrong with Porterhouse, who was an outstanding runner), but how does Tomato Bisque offend? I remember a son of Wajima out of Night Staker (not Stalker, Staker) named Teriyaki Stake in New York back in the '80s. I liked that name and its origin. I don't know why Macho Uno-Dazzling Contrast adds up to Tomato Bisque. Chances are it's the owner's favorite soup, or it conjures up some pleasant memory for someone involved with the horse.

Since no horses have ever been harmed in the preparation of tomato bisque, to me, it's a decent name for a racehorse. Although if I were doing the naming, it would be Lobster Bisque.
"Tomato Bisque" isn't a horrible name, but it would be classified as a "what?" name, IMHO. We don't have a "what?" name thread. Some other examples of names that I don't think are terrible but are very ...weird to say the least would be the Klaravich horses with names like "Financial Modeling" and "Monopoly Pricing" and "Fund of Funds". I understand why they name several of their horses that (they're economists ICYMI), but they're still weird or sound so. A couple more who aren't Klaraviches (but sound like they should be) are "Hedge Fund" and "Senior Investment". Although I do like the names "Pricedtoperfection" and "Takeover Target".
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In New Zealand a 2yo filly has today been named Shake That Tush (AUS) (Dissident-Ravenna) :roll:
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Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:14 pm

Mylute wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:06 pm
WaquoitNBroadBrush wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:33 pm
Mylute wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:49 am
Tomato Bisque (Macho Uno x Dazzling Contrast) won by disqualification at Woodbine yesterday.
How is that a horrible name? I can understand, sort of, the objections to meat-related names (although I still see nothing wrong with Porterhouse, who was an outstanding runner), but how does Tomato Bisque offend? I remember a son of Wajima out of Night Staker (not Stalker, Staker) named Teriyaki Stake in New York back in the '80s. I liked that name and its origin. I don't know why Macho Uno-Dazzling Contrast adds up to Tomato Bisque. Chances are it's the owner's favorite soup, or it conjures up some pleasant memory for someone involved with the horse.

Since no horses have ever been harmed in the preparation of tomato bisque, to me, it's a decent name for a racehorse. Although if I were doing the naming, it would be Lobster Bisque.
"Tomato Bisque" isn't a horrible name, but it would be classified as a "what?" name, IMHO. We don't have a "what?" name thread. Some other examples of names that I don't think are terrible but are very ...weird to say the least would be the Klaravich horses with names like "Financial Modeling" and "Monopoly Pricing" and "Fund of Funds". I understand why they name several of their horses that (they're economists ICYMI), but they're still weird or sound so. A couple more who aren't Klaraviches (but sound like they should be) are "Hedge Fund" and "Senior Investment". Although I do like the names "Pricedtoperfection" and "Takeover Target".
I figured the Klaravich gang were investment bankers or financial advisers, but economists makes sense, too. The names are OK, I guess, but I'm no fan of Wall Street sharpies, so none of them will ever make my favorites list.

As for "what?" names, at least half of all TB names fall into that category. In Saturday's Pilgrim, for example, why is a Declaration of War-That Voodoo Youdo named Opry? How does Uncle Mo and Argent Affair add up to Forty Under? I like the sound of both, but have no idea why they're named that way.
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Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:25 am

That Voodoo You Do comes from a very old Frank Sinatra song, Opry from the Grand Ole Opry. I'm really dating myself with the song. That must be from the 1950's or earlier.
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