A truly exceptional action image from an original oil panting by A.J. Dent as the horses hoofs kick up the snow and the jockey's silks ripple in the sun at the St. Moritz White Turf meeting.
If you are a fan of racing then White Turf is a season must do; the course is on a frozen lake high up in the Swiss Alps; and a subject close to the Dents hearts. The brothers unlce used o tell the stories about the surreal swiss racecourse as children and it was no dissappointment when they actually first attended 15 years ago.
The action as the horses are engulfed in a cloud of kickback snow is truly spectacular; and this image captures it beautifully. When this painting was first exhibited at the meeting two years ago
it was one of the features of a Welsh tv