quarter crack


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quarter crack

n
(Veterinary Science) vet science a sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse
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Noun1.quarter crack - a crack on the inside of a horse's forefoot
sand crack - a fissure in the wall of a horse's hoof often causing lameness
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Qatar Racing spokesman David Redvers - who revealed the Hillstrained Strath Burn had returned with a quarter crack after disappointing behind Muhaarar - said: "Elm Park ran a huge race but early gassiness cost him.
Having won on her debut at two she disappointed in a conditions event on her only other outing and then a quarter crack kept her off the track until earlier this month.
He had a quarter crack behind and that's why he did not run so well.
Rick Dutrow's charge was the subject of a scare last week when he was found to have a quarter crack in his left front hoof, but it did not appear to hinder him as he worked under regular exercise rider Michelle Nevin.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness hero was found to be suffering from a slight quarter crack to his left front hoof earlier in the week.
There are bowed tendons and splints, fractured cannon and coffin bones, a quarter crack in a hoof wall, the covert use of stimulants, hormones and outlawed medications.
Alan Cooper, racing manager to the Niarchos Family, owners of Nucifera and Tale Of Life Nucifera had a quarter crack that took quite a lot of time to heal and that was probably a contributory factor to his belowpar performance in the Lagardere.