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"Big Tits" Slips Past Racehorse Name Registry

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Normally, racehorse names are reviewed for "correctness" by governing bodies, so that they are not derogatory, insulting, or vulgar. Once in a while, however, one makes it through, and the French three-year old filly "Big Tits" is one of them.

In explaining how the name came to pass, trainer Elie Lellouche says "We were having lunch and trying to come up with ideas... My son suggested Gros Nichons, but that wouldn't have got past France Galop, so we decided on the English equivalent."

That equivalent was overlooked by the British Jockey Club, who is in reciprocal agreement to check names for obscenities and the like. Now they are forced to allow the filly to race in the UK, much to the displeasure of "proper" racefans. As Jockey Club spokesman John Maxse said, "We never saw Big Tits."

Some other naughty names which have gotten under the wire, or tried to:

1. Mary Hinge
2. Forty Two Dee
3. The Dikler
4. Amazing Bust
5. Wear The Fox That.

And five that failed the stewards' inquiry:
1. Betty Swallocks
2. Cupid Stunt
3. Fog Ducker
4. Buggush Heights
5. Tuls Ytsan (read it backwards)

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Always Bet on the Big Tits to Win!

;)

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One race in Melbourne had a horse called "Richard Cranium" :)

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