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 Tony Infante on winning this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Tony: "I live in Tampa, Fla., but was at Saratoga this past weekend for the big races. I shot this picture of Princess of Sylmar as she ran by our seats." Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief cation to firstname.lastname@example.org