Call me!

Horses don't care what you call them, but the name is a big part of the game

Updated: November 18, 2010, 5:31 PM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

[Editor's note: Be on the lookout in this piece for a cavalcade of horses that have won a Triple Crown race or the Breeders' Cup Classic. One caveat: Not all the names we display have been capitalized. By one count, 39 mounts are mentioned. The answers can be at the bottom of the article.]

The Bard asked, "What's in a name?" Well, in horse racing, the answer is "everything": history, personality, pop culture, arts and letters, a kind of street sense and a mad play on words. A name ...

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