TOKYO-2019 Events / Sport

Bull Race

  • Prize
    Gold in Events/Sport
  • Photographer
    Tjutjut Bramantoro
  • Technical Info
    Iso 320, 1/1000 Sec, F/5.3, 195mm
  • Photo Date
    23 March 2019

The pacu jawi (from Minangkabau, "bull race") is a traditional bull race in Tanah Datar, West Sumatra, Indonesia. In the race, a jockey stands holding on to a pair of loosely-tied bulls by their tails while the bulls cover about 60–250 metres (200–820 ft) of muddy track in a rice field.