What’s In A Name…

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“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.