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Cocktail Name Or Racehorse?

All of these (real) names sound like something a drunk five-year-old came up with using poetry magnets. Which are drinks and which are thoroughbreds?

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  1. 1.

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    That's a cocktail.
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    That's a racehorse.
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    You can enjoy the Bye Bye Albatross cocktail at The Library At The Public in NYC. It's made with vodka, vermouth, Peychaud's, and absinthe.

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    Must be a cocktail.
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    Has to be a racehorse.
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    It's a cocktail named after a blues singer, if you want to get technical. You can drink it at Maison Premiere in NYC. It's made with mezcal, Aperol, grapefruit, lemon, egg white, and soda.

    Via funny-pics.co
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    Cocktail, duh.
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    Racehorse, for sure.
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    A lady racehorse. Alas, Panty Raid's career ended with a torn ligament in 2008.

    Via ricehorse.com
  4. 4.

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    Cocktail!
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    Racehorse!
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    You can drink it at The Violet Hour in Chicago. It's made with Fernet Branca, mezcal, Carpano Antica, and Ramazotti.

    Via omgpets.com
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    Cocktail, bro.
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    Racehorse, man.
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    Dude's still racing and doing just fine despite an unfortunate inquiry into "a bumping incident" in 2011.

    Via drf.com
  6. 6.

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    Exclusively a cocktail.
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    Can only be a racehorse.
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    It's a cocktail, I tell you.
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    I insist that it's a racehorse.
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    Garret Smith of Vinegar Hill House explains: ""The name comes from a Steely Dan song about keeping faith and losing worry in the midst of a hard time, and we hope this cocktail might help someone toward that light just like the song." Get the recipe at First We Feast.

    Via bfreece.tumblr.com
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    Cocktail, your majesty.
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    Racehorse, ma'am.
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    She's the one in front! Go, Cubie, go!

    Via Flickr: nyhorseracing
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    Gotta be a cocktail.
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    No way it's not a racehorse.
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    This drink at Death & Co in NYC is made with tequila, lime juice, passion fruit puree, vanilla syrup, Campari, and soda.

    Flickr: queenkv
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    IT'S A COCKTAIL!!!
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    IT'S A RACEHORSE!!!
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    Alembic in San Francisco will add a raw quail egg to this super-duper schmancy Bloody Mary if you ask them nicely and give them $1 extra ("NOTHING IS FREE").

    Via theurbandaily.com
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    Cousin Scotty thinks it's a cocktail.
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    Cousin Scotty thinks it's a racehorse.
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    This drink has a pretty special backstory ("It was something I have come to understand as schadenfreude") courtesy of Brian Bartels at Chez Sardine in NYC. You can read it and get the recipe at First We Feast.

    Via firstwefeast.com
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    It is le cocktail.
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    It is le racehorse.
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    This American-born horse studied abroad in France.

    Via telegraph.co.uk
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    Cocktail or bust.
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    Racehorse forever.
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    It's a COCKTAIL at Maison Premiere. Made with rum, Blackstrap, Montenegro, maple syrup, and Bugey (I don't know what most of those things are, so maybe we should go and try it!)

    Via thesuitsofjamesbond.com
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    I know it's a cocktail.
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    You know it's a racehorse.
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    We both know You Know I Know is a horse, although I couldn't find a photo so that is actually a MINI horse. The "Kentucky-bred gelding" seems to be doing pretty well despite not having his boy-parts anymore :(

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    Great cocktail.
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    Great racehorse.
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    OMG doesn't he look like a scary devil horse? Would definitely bet on him.

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    I'll have a cocktail.
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    I'll have a racehorse.
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    I'll have both.
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    TRICK QUESTION

    There's a cocktail at Ma Peche in NYC named after the horse, who got everyone excited about the Triple Crown last summer and then totally wimped out.

    TRICK QUESTION
 
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