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The White Turf, horse racing sub-zero. Every year over three weekends in February, around 35,000 visitors flock to St Moritz, Switzerland and it’s not for the skiing but instead, the horse racing. The racing has taken place in this incredible setting for 111 years, atop of the world’s most exclusive lake.

HOW DOES IT WORK... Is the racing for Thoroughbred Horses? Yes, thoroughbreds head out to St Moritz from the UK and all over the world. The horses are normally transported around two weeks prior to the race day to help acclimatise to the cold weather. Before the horses work on the track their shoes have studs added to help them grip. What do the jockeys wear? Jockeys wear normal racing gear but instead of the regular goggles they wear ski goggles! When walking the track by foot they also  wear slippers on top of their boots so to avoid their boots getting too slippy.