Finland has topped its champion reindeer after the season’s reindeer racing season drew to an in depth on Sunday.
Reindeer Verneri and jockey Janne Alatalo got here out on high, finishing the observe in a single minute and 35.26 seconds, in a light six-degree Celsius climate that made for slushy snow situations.
Wearing skis, helmets, and ski goggles and pulled by harnesses hooked up to the reindeer, Finland’s high 14 opponents raced one kilometre round an oval observe in opposition to the clock within the far northern city of Inari.
Reindeer races have been organised in Finland because the Nineteen Fifties, in keeping with Seppo Koivisto, president of the nation’s reindeer racers’ affiliation Suomen Porokilpailijat.
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