Having already said a prayer and blessed himself with the catholic sign of the cross, as they traditionally do in Panama, this jockey is in a moment of restful contemplation before the race.
These three grooms seem to swagger and banter as they lead their horses to the paddock .
This gorgeous band of white ponies running free through a sunbathed field are sharply contrasted against the suggestion of a much darker green forest in the shadows behind them.
I chose a whimsical title for this painting. The viewpoint is from the inside rail of the race track very close to the rail.