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 Suzanne Kawczynski on winning this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Suzanne: "Gary Stevens celebrates the 2013 Preakness win aboard Oxbow, as a fan identified as Dave Riegleman reacts in a "Scream"-like reaction!" Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief caption to firstname.lastname@example.org