The Regular Fronts; Here is the original REGULAR FRONT shoe from Thoro’Bred. The toe grab on the shoe is raised .205″ (5.2mm) above the surface of the shoe. All of our toe grabs are made of heat treated tool steel for durability and long wear. The Plain Hinds; The PLAIN HIND racing plate is always very popular with thoroughbreds and quarter horses alike. The premium heat treated steel toe grab protrudes .205″ (5.2mm) above the shoe surface.