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10 horses named after football stars

BY Sam McInerney - @samuelmcinerney
2 years ago NONE

Nat Fyfe in action for Fremantle. (Pic: Paul Kane/Getty)

For punters looking to dip their toes into horse ownership for the first time, the catalogue of 35,000 Australian racehorses listed on might seem a little overwhelming.

So we've made it a bit easier for the footy fans out there.

Here are 10 racehorses you might take a shining to, based solely on the fact they're named after some of Australia's finest footy stars. 

Christian Petracca, like his equine namesake, has shown plenty of promise. (Pic: Chris Hyde/Getty)

PETRACCA – Christian Petracca (Melbourne)

Like the highly-touted Melbourne young gun, there's a fair bit to like about Petracca.

The four-year-old gelding is a Darren Weir-trained grey by Starcraft, and has clocked up $92,890 in prizemoney from 20 starts.

One owner is willing to trade a 10% share of Petracca for $2000. Click here to find out more about Petracca or to bid for a share.

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