Whiskey Rebellion

What's In a Name? Bourbon Rebellion

1st-Tampa Bay Downs, $20,000, Msw, 4-25, 3yo/up, f/m, 6 1/2f, 1:18.28, gd. BOURBON REBELLION (f, 3, Shanghai Bobby--Soul of Bourbon, by Perfect Soul {Ire}). The Whiskey Rebellion of 1791-94 was mostly a Pennsylvania affair, but only because no one was found to collect the infamous tax on whiskey in Kentucky (the state was admitted to the Union in 1792, very much in medias res). So a BOURBON REBELLION could be defined as a win in a no-contest situation and is an excellent name for a winning filly from a breeding...

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