The Names They (Almost) Gave Them – KY Derby 2012

The below are the (almost) names of members of the field for Kentucky Derby 138. If a horse isn’t listed, that simply means only one name was submitted and that name was granted.

Just remember, it’s all in the name.

Alpha
Initial name submitted: Maker (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Alpha (approved)

Bodemeister
Initial name submitted: Bradelberry (approved)
Name change submitted: Graham’s Way (rejected)
Name change submitted: Graham N Spike (approved)
Name change submitted: Bodemeister (approved)

Daddy Long Legs
Initial name submitted: Daddy Longlegs (approved)
*Name was corrected to Daddy Long Legs at some point.

Daddy Nose Best
Initial name submitted: Follow Through (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Daddy Nose Best (approved)

Gemologist
Initial name submitted: Luminous (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Gemologist

Prospective
Initial name submitted: Flymetothemoon (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Prospective (approved)

Trinniberg
Initial name submitted: Goldenberg (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Trinniberg (approved)
Alternate names submitted – not checked: Trinninick; Trincity

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