From Hoof Hearted to Better Than Sex: The funniest racehorse names

To celebrate the start of Cheltenham, we've compiled some of the funniest racehorse names from over the years

This year's Cheltenham Festival is full of horses with brilliant names.

Among the runners today are Germany Calling, Vino Griego and Shakalakaboomboom.

Others that tickled those on The Independent's sportsdesk were My Tent Or Yours, Top Totti and King Vevuzela.

With so many racehorses, owners often have to get inventive when thinking up a name. They can end up contradictory (Oh So Slow), baffling (DoReMiFaSaLaTiDo) or outright hilarious (Whykickamoocow).

To celebrate the start of Cheltenham, we've compiled some of the funniest racehorse names from over the years.

Check out the gallery below...

 

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