Blog

Horse Named After Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Wins $1 Million Breeder's Cup Race

By Michael W. Chapman | November 4, 2019 | 1:19pm EST
"Covfefe" wins  Million Breeder's Cup Sprint race, Nov. 2, 2019. (Getty Images)
"Covfefe" wins Million Breeder's Cup Sprint race, Nov. 2, 2019. (Getty Images)

A horse named after President Donald Trump's tweet about "Covfefe" won the Breeder's Cup Filly and Mare Sprint in Santa Anita Park on Saturday, Nov. 2, a $1 million race. 

"Covfefe" is a three-year-old filly. Jockey Joel Rosario rode the horse to victory.

Covfefe is co-owned by Jamie Roth, who runs the LNJ Foxwoods stable, reported Fox News.com. Roth named the horse after seeing Trump's May 31, 2017 tweet, "Despite the negative press covfefe."

"We gave the name to her because we thought she was special and we thought the name was kind of funny," Roth told USA Today.

Covfefe has her own Twitter account entitled "RealCovfefeRacehorse." 

Saturday's race marked Covfefe's fifth win in six starts, and her sixth win in eight career starts, report Bloodhorse.com. 

"She's a champion, hopefully," said trainer Brad Cox. 

CNSNews Reader,

The liberal media are terrified of the truth, especially when it leads to uncomfortable questions about their own leftist worldview.

CNSNews covers the stories that the liberal media are afraid to touch. It drives the national debate through real, honest journalism — not by misrepresenting or ignoring the facts.

CNSNews relies on the support of our loyal readers to keep providing the news and commentary that matter to the American people, not just stories that prop up the liberal agenda.

Make a donation today. Just $15 a month would make a tremendous impact and enable us to keeping shining the light where the liberal media are afraid to tread.

— The CNSNews Team

DONATE

Connect

Sign up for our CNSNews.com E-Brief to receive the latest news.