“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as Sweet “
Ahhhh… A famous dialog within Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare himself.
Names are special and unique. Often, associated with a memory, a family member, or a special place. It’s always interesting to find out the story behind a name.
You may wonder what’s in a name of some of this year’s Kentucky Derby Oaks contenders. We are fortunate to have a great article written in Bloodhorse’s “Beyond the Blinkers“,
An excellent article written by Esther Marr you can find out how some of these special fillies got their names.