2017 Photo Contest, Sports, Singles, 1st prize

Grand National Steeplechase

Photographer

Tom Jenkins

The Guardian

09 April, 2016

Jockey Nina Carberry flies off her horse Sir Des Champs (left) as they fall at The Chair fence during the Grand National steeplechase, at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, UK. A second horse, On His Own (right) also fell at the fence, moments before Sir Des Champs attempted to jump. None of the horses or jockeys involved were injured.

About

Tom Jenkins

In 1989, after finishing the course, he freelanced for the sports specialist agency Allsport, as well as The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and The Sunday...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/5312
Focal length
70.0 mm
F-Stop
4.0
ISO
2000
Camera
Canon EOS-1D X

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