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.