Keeping warm in Lithuania can be difficult but this is one way to do it as the snow descends at a horse trotting meet.
The rugged-up spectators wait for the ‘Off’ but before that happens the lighting of the Olympic-type flame ceremony has to be endured. It really has no effect on the freezing temperature though.
Not soon enough, the race starts and the bets are on as the punters’ thoughts are on the TV in front of a roaring fire.
The favourite wins, the girls go wild and the dancers try to generate some more heat for the Play Of The Day!