With temperatures in the high 30s, it was a wonder how jockey and horse were able to perform at such high levels yesterday at Woodbine Racetrack in the lead up to the 159th running of the Queen’s Plate.
Jockey Florent Geroux returns from the track from an early race…
…and celebrates later aboard Long On Value in the Highlander Stakes, below.
Woodbine mainstay Omar Moreno gets a chuckle from crowd comments as he rides in the post parade before a race.
Jockey Alan Garcia and his ever-present nasal strip.
Japanese jockey Kazushi Kimura is all smiles as he heads to the track ahead of his win on Tanglefoot in the fourth race.
And Javier Castellano rode Delta Prince to victory, below.