A permanent, indelible mark on the inside of the upper lip used to identify the horse. In Quarter Horses the letter/number combination is five numbers or four numbers ending in a letter. In Thoroughbreds, it is a letter followed by five numbers.
Congratulations to Casey Phillips, winner of this week's Fan Photo Contest! From Casey:
"I was at Hollywood Park for the debut of Zenyatta's little sister, Eblouissante. Here is a photo from the momentous occasion when Eblouissante won easily in a style reminiscent of her big sister."
Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief caption to photos@NTRA.com to submit a photo for consideration!