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What’s in a Name?

My observations on harness race horse names the other day got me thinking...In 2006, former $5,000 claimer Stringtown Wonder won 12 races for owner/trainer Robert Seeger, and thus earned his title as Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA) Horse of the Year. I remember him fondly as that was the first year I spent a substantial amount of time at the now-defunct OTB facility Penn National operated here in Johnstown.
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