Re: Mike Maker off the claim - hoof size (357 Views)
Posted by: Boscar Obarra
Date: July 23, 2020 09:28PM
Yeah, the art form has been around forever. Picked it up many years ago , hanging around with grooms in the paddock.
Not the keys to the kingdom , but I was pretty good at the read when I attended live.
Very hard to do off the TV sadly, and they go out of their way to make it impossible at most tracks.
Kind of a cool idea to maybe take a picture of the horses feet once every few (or 6 ) months , and put that online. There can be some change over time , so you need updated info. Don't know if even HK does anything like that .