A cheeky jockey gave stunned spectators an eyeful after his trouser elastic snapped mid-race — leaving his bare bottom in full view as he raced around the course.
Blake Shinn was left red-faced after the unfortunate wardrobe malfunction occurred just as he approached the finish line at Canterbury with his horse Miss Royale.
But there was nothing Blake could do if he was to continue and finish the race in a strong position.
Shinn told Australian media: “The elastic went during the race, but I had to keep going.”
Austrailian jockey Blake Shinn shows race watchers what it looks like Down Under as his pants fall off during a race Wednesday.
The hilarious incident occurred in the Hyland Race Colours Plate at Canterbury Race Course in Australia.
Unfortunately for Blake, he was pipped to the finishing post by jockey Tommy Berry, but he took the whole race in his stride.
He later tweeted: “Tried to give my fellow jocks a bum steer but unfortunately backfired.”
And it seemed Blake’s Twitter followers found the whole situation hilarious.
One follower wrote: “At least you had a crack,” while another added: “Surely you’ll get some underwear or pants deal out of this.”
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