Horse named Covfefe after Trump tweet wins million-dollar race

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A racehorse named Covfefe after President Trump’s famous 2017 tweet typo won a $1 million race Saturday in the Breeders’ Cup.

Covfefe, who is 3 years old, won the filly and mare sprint by three-quarters of a length on the second day of the competition with rider Joel Rosario, The Associated Press reported

{mosads}Trump originally tweeted the word in May of 2017, saying “Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” without additional explanation. 

The typo went viral, and Trump has since sought to imply that the word has some deeper meaning without offering up one.

The horse’s owner, Jaime Roth, decided the word worked as a name for her horse, she told USA Today Sports. 

“We gave the name to her because we thought she was special and we thought the name was kind of funny,’’ said Roth, who USA Today notes didn’t vote for Trump.

Covfefe has won five of seven races, garnering $560,025. The horse also has a Twitter account that sometimes takes jabs at the president, including in response to Trump’s tweet after the House approved the rules for the impeachment inquiry last week, calling the inquiry “The Greatest Witch Hunt in American History.”

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