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Kentucky Derby: What's behind the names of the 19 horses
Kentucky Derby: What's behind the names of the 19 horses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The meaning behind the names of the 19 horses running in the 140th Kentucky Derby in post position order. The No. 1 stall in the starting gate will be empty after Hoppertunity was scratched: 2. VICAR'S IN TROUBLE: Sire is Into Mischief and Vicar is a name on the dam's side. 3. HARRY'S HOLIDAY: His sire is Harlan's Holiday. 4. UNCLE SIGH: Named for Uncle Si Robertson of reality TV show “Duck Dynasty”; colt's co-owner is a fan of show. He donates at least 10 percent of his horses' earnings to charities supporting injured military veterans. 5. DANZA: Sire is Street Boss and one of the owners says he's a tough colt; Tony...

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