Kentucky Derby

May 4, 2012 2:55 PM

How did this year's Kentucky Derby horses get their names? Find out here

One of the 2012 Kentucky Derby horses is named after a kind of Celtic Grim Reaper. Another got his name from an epitaph written in 1918. Derby entries owe their monikers to pedigree, serendipity and availability. Check out the naming guidelines.

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