Example of horses grooming.....
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BACHIR (IRE) - 1997 b c Desert Style / Morning Welcome
You will see the mane is fanned out in a straight line just under the jockey's face and the tail looks like a wedge. Of course, it's obvious this horse is super fit and incredibly well trained.
I watched Sulamani win at Longchamp. Absolute beauty and majesty.
If anyone wants my complete and uncensored opinion on why Shk Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum is the better brother when it comes to racing....just stick your head out of a window in Toronto and listen for the deranged rantings of a mad woman.