There are loads of funny horse names which can be used for a night at the races. We have created a list of some you may want to pick. Horse racing can be serious business, but the colorful people involved Check out some of these names that owners came up with for their horses: 1. it's a little insane (and slightly yucky) that someone named a horse this. There are names submitted each year to the racehorse naming rights authority, The Jockey Club. Of those entries, nearly one third are.