Ep 70: Betting on the Ponies
BewilderBeasts!May 23, 2022x
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Ep 70: Betting on the Ponies

This week a look at the less-greats in horse racing, including a horse named after a fruit, a horse named after a tuber, and an announcer has to call a race with a horse evidently named by a 17th century pirate.

Let's GO!


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 Resources for this week's episode:

 Youtube video of Tom Durkin calling the ARRRRR race….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf0wQzq9Yzg 

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Crown_of_Thoroughbred_Racing

https://www.livescience.com/14020-kentucky-derby-weird-horse-names.html

https://www.cnn.com/2012/11/14/sport/race-horse-names-betting-frankel/index.html
https://horseracingsense.com/why-are-racehorse-names-so-weird/

https://www.si.com/horse-racing/2021/04/29/kentucky-derby-best-and-worst-names

https://www.cnn.com/2016/04/15/sport/horsey-mchorseface/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boaty_McBoatface

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justify_(horse)

https://www.denverpost.com/2022/05/08/how-did-rich-strike-win-kentucky-derby/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruler_on_Ice

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pants_On_Fire_(horse)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jockey_Club_(United_States)

Pot8os
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2020/08/a-racing-horse-named-potoooooooo.html

https://www.grunge.com/144630/royals-who-married-their-relatives/ 

Measure of Things website

Intro/Outro: Tiptoe out the Back by Dan Liebowicz, Interstitial music by MK2
Additional music and sound effects by Pixabay and Freesound.org

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