Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 4/22/12
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University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino has always professed his admiration for Peyton Siva and Gorgui Deing who are his star point guard and center respectively.  Now he finally found a way to prove it. Rick Pitino has had a passion for arguable the state of Kentucky’s second favorite sport behind the beloved college basketball.  Horse Racing.  Not only has Pitino been a fan of the sport for many years, but he has lived a life in the owners seat as well.  Shortly after the Cardinals Final Four run Pitino took a trip to Florida to see two of the coach’s young colts and was asked to be a part of the naming of the horses. Here’s how it went down.  “The Bellamy Road colt was a spectacular big, big colt,” Pitino told The Courier Journal’s CL Brown. “He was lanky, had great potential and goes the distance.  I said I got the perfect name for him.  I said ‘Gorgui’.”  As before mentioned, Pitino would not leave out his senior Point Guard and Co-Captain Peyton Siva when
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