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 Mike Sekulic, winner of this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Mike: "California Chrome, trained by Art Sherman and ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, Calif." Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief caption to Photos@NTRA.com!