Chariot Racing Amelia DiLlon

1. The definition of a chariot is a two wheeled horse drawn vehicle.

2. The rules of Chariot Racing was the race was held in a large, oval-shaped arena with a stone barrier down the middle. The drivers raced their chariots at top speed round the arena.

3. It was a dangerous sport. People and horses often suffered serious injury and even death. These dangers added to the excitement and interest for spectators.

4. The way that it is similar to today is the Kentucky Derby. Also the Ancient Greek riders were taught that they should treat their horses with understanding. When dealing with a horse the golden rule was never to approach him angrily.

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