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Frac Daddy with Victor LeBron up on the track for preparation for the Kentucky Derby on Wednesday in Louisville, Ky.

Oil Patch horse 'Frac Daddy' has long shot at Derby

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By Amy Dalrymple / The Forum

WILLISTON — When it came time for two Montana oilmen to name their horse, Frac Daddy was a natural choice.

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Petroleum geologist Carter Stewart, who does a lot of work in North Dakota, said the horse’s father is named Scat Daddy and naming the 3-year-old gray colt after hydraulic fracturing just popped out of his mouth.

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