It has been an exciting day for owners of the Zoustar x Shack colt with the name voted and chosen by the owners finally announced.
Following a public nomination period that saw over 750 names entered, the list was whittled down to a top 30 with owners then voting for the winning submission.
The winning name is: Zoushack.
A merger of the colt’s sire (Zoustar) and dam (Shack), it is a name that is easily said and gives a strong acknowledgment to the horse’s impressive sire who has been catching the eye of so many racing lovers.
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Zoushack is a 2016 colt being trained by David Hayes and was bought for $275,000 at the Gold Coast Magic Millions. As with all miRunners horses, ownership was split into 1,000 units – each costing $275 (with a monthly fee of $15).
With Zoushack already sold out, you can still buy into affordable ownership by choosing one of the two horses currently available: Rubick x Slainte (trained by Bjorn Baker) and Your Song x Sheeznodoubt (trained by Tony Gollan).
You can even meet Your Song x Sheeznodoubt at our event in Brisbane. Click here for free tickets.
The owner who submitted the winning name first was Scott Hogg who has a family history of ownership.
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“Dad has bought me into racing at a young age: he owned standardbred horses for harness racing and while I’ve grown up as a racing person, I’ve never had the chance to own horses,” explained Scott.
“I saw the miRunners concept and instantly liked it: I don’t want to outlay much money but I want to have interest in having a runner. For me, the money is irrelevant: I’m in this for the thrill of the racing.
“My wife and I have a unit each: she owns in the Shezawitness filly while I have the Zoushack colt. My parents send me email updates from their horses and I send them the email updates on our horses and it’s great fun: the difference is we’re not paying as much as our parents.
“The experience is awesome, we tell everyone that we’ve got two cats, two dogs and two horses!”
If you would like to join Scott and his wife in affordable racehorse ownership, click the button below. You’ll also get a chance to name the two horses that are currently available.
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For submitting the winning name, Scott wins a $290 pre-paid visa card just like the winners who submitted the names for Saganaki, Shezawitness and Not A Royal Doubt. All members of the public can submit names but only owners get a final vote so purchase into the two currently available [and yet to be named] horses now.