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.
Fans braved the cold on April 6 to come out and watch a card full of stakes at Aqueduct. The card included the 100-point Wood Memorial Stakes, won by the undefeated Verrazano. Horsephotos.com was there to capture some scenes of the big day.