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 photographer Casey Phillips on winning this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Casey: "Game On Dude, Mike Smith in the irons, becomes only the third multiple Hollywood Gold Cup winner at the last Hollywood Gold Cup. Taken at Hollywood Park." Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief cation to firstname.lastname@example.org