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Kentucky Derby Winners-What's in a Name?

In light of all the recent attention to the Kentucky Derby, I would like to explore the notion that there is a special affinity with some bettors towards the name of a horse. Bettors can be quite superstitious and a lucky name could equal a lucky day for someone. I have always considered some horse names to be hilarious and by randomly generating words you can come up with some possibly feasible names: Sunny Pecan, Fruitloop Footprint, Sacred Imbecile, Thunderbolt Seafoam?

Looking at past winners of the Kentucky Derby I have a few favorites: Seattle Slew-1977(A Triple Crown Winner), Go for Gin-1994, Burgoo King-1932, Fusiachi Pegasus-2000, Hindoo-1881, Behave Yourself-1921, and Smarty Jones-2004. Bodog's Kentucky Derby Futures list has the best entries for the 2006 race at Churchill Downs including some more of my favorites: Your Tent or Mine, First Samurai, and Stevie Wonderboy(out because of injury).

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