The Names They (Almost) Gave Them – KY Derby 2014

The below are the (almost) names of members of the field for Kentucky Derby 140. 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.

California Chrome
Initial name submitted: California Chrome (approved)
Alternate names submitted – not checked: Luckynlove; Big Mountain Breez

General a Rod
Initial name submitted: General a Rod (approved)
Alternate names submitted – not checked: Cavaradossi; Spoletta

Hoppertunity
Initial name submitted: Journey (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Revelationary (rejected)
3rd name submitted: Anyway U Way (approved)
Name change submitted: Hoppertunity (approved)

Samraat
Initial name submitted: Honorable (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Miss Micmac (cancelled)
3rd name submitted: Micmac (rejected)
4th name submitted: Samraat (approved)

Tapiture
Initial name submitted: Knives (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Whiskey River (rejected)
3rd name submitted: Tapiture (approved)

Uncle Sigh
Initial name submitted: Cochise (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Uncle Sigh (approved)

Vicar’s in Trouble
Initial name submitted: Trouble Is My Name (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Lusty Vicar (rejected)
3rd name submitted: Vicar’s in Trouble (approved)

Wicked Strong
Initial name submitted: Heart Spun (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Moyne Spun (approved)
Name change submitted: Wicked Strong (approved)

Wildcat Red
Initial name submitted: Red Honor (rejected)
2nd name submitted: Wildcat Red (approved)

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