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Along with another fellow redbubbler, KneeKnee, we were lurking in the bushes waiting for the race to start …. the noise as they approached was quite amazing!

Parkes, NSW.

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I have always been involved in photography and have worked as a professional for twenty years, moving to Australia from the UK eleven years ago.

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  • handprintz
    handprintzover 6 years ago

    Wow great action shot Tai ! wonderful capture xo

  • Gosh you were quick Trudi! Thanks heaps my friend :D

    – Tainia Finlay

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 6 years ago

    wow! how clear and action packed this is!! a phenomenal composition with great lighting – fantastic!

  • Thanks ding! I was using a brand new HUGE 500 mm lens … I’m surprised it came out with all the excitement lol :D

    – Tainia Finlay

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...over 6 years ago

    I am totally uneducated and dumb, when it comes to horses… Durhhhhh
    So I will plead ignorance on this one.

  • Many thansk Larry, I too am totally dense when it comes to horses!!

    – Tainia Finlay

  • pijinlane
    pijinlaneover 6 years ago

    This is a totally brilliant action shot – you’ve captured the excitement of the horses and the determination of the jockeys …. I love the sound of horses galloping especially towards you as it is such a primeval sound … gets the adrenalin going as your body matches the ‘fear flight’ response in the horse or sometimes just the sheer joy of galloping so fast! Sorry, I do go on when it comes to horses but they have been my life!

  • Hi Jen, wonderful to read your comments, so very pleased you like it. I must say I agree with you it was a primeval sound them hurtling towards us, very exciting! Thank you :D

    – Tainia Finlay

  • Di Jenkins
    Di Jenkinsover 6 years ago

    They sure are zooming along! Nice action shot Tainia!

  • Thanks Di! Like your new avatar :D

    – Tainia Finlay

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 6 years ago

    Marvelous……………………….well done, “Horse and Rider” group?

  • Thank you again Barssel, there was 16 or more of them I think? This was the first three

    – Tainia Finlay

  • John Pitman
    John Pitmanover 6 years ago

    Great capture. Like the action of the horse in front. John

  • Thank you John, I was suprised how the Jockeys all shout to eachother as theyre going along! Tai

    – Tainia Finlay

  • dougie1
    dougie1over 6 years ago

    good one tai, got to do a similar shoot today weather permitting!

  • Thanks dougie, look forward to seeing it!

    – Tainia Finlay

  • Stephen Rowsell
    Stephen Rowsellover 6 years ago

    excellent action shot, Tai!

  • Many thanks Steve, I must lurk about there more often :D

    – Tainia Finlay

    AARDVARKover 6 years ago

    Just like the Knavesmire! Without the flood water!!!

  • Oh the Knavesmire!! With or without floods Aardi it’s a place to be :D

    – Tainia Finlay

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