PHOTOS OF THE DAY

Clydesdales

According to Horse & Hound: Move over thoroughbreds, there’s a new breed of racehorse in town. Well maybe not quite, but on Sunday (24 November) 5 Clydesdales (only 900 worldwide) showed off their speed as they thundered down the track in a special one-off charity race at Exeter racecourse. The big draft horses battled it out to a photo finish. Shires had their turn at Heavy Horse racing earlier this year at Lingfield. (Malcolm Snelgrove Photo)
To see the video of the race, click here.

Seven Barrows

A horse makes its way up the gallop at Seven Barrows Stables on November 26, 2013 in Lambourn, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Long Run

Nicky Henderson with 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run at Seven Barrows Stables on November 26, 2013 in Lambourn, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

According to Horse & Hound: Move over thoroughbreds, there’s a new breed of racehorse in town. Well maybe not quite, but on Sunday (24 November) 5 Clydesdales (only 900 worldwide) showed off their speed as they thundered down the track in a special one-off charity race at Exeter racecourse. The big draft horses battled it out to a photo finish.  Shires had their turn at Heavy Horse racing earlier this year at Lingfield. (Malcolm Snelgrove Photo)

To see the video of the race, click here.

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