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‘Cracksman'

Pictured in the Stallion Yard at Dalham Hall Stud, Newmarket.

Ripley 2019

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Ripley photographed Cracksman on the 24th of July 2019 and spent August constructing the portrait.

The picture is composed of 28 individual ultra-high-resolution medium-format images (50-100mp at 16bit) with shifts-of-focus throughout the image (see; method) and took over 100 hours to complete.

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Cracksman (foaled 9 April 2014) is a British Thoroughbred racehorse.

He went on to win the Great Voltigeur Stakes and Prix Niel before recording an emphatic success in the Champion Stakes. He ended 2017 as the top-rated three-year-old in the world. In 2018 he won the Prix Ganay and the Coronation Cup before taking a second Champion Stakes.

Sire : Frankel  (Grandsire : Galileo)
Dam : Rhadegunda  (Damsire : Pivotal)
Sex : Colt

Cracksman now stands at Dalham Hall Stud.

Below : slideshow showing detail 

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