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HISTORY OF CIRCUS

The Romans were the first to use the word ‘circus’ in the first century B.C. The large open area was called ‘the Circus Maximus’. Here the main attraction was a chariot race. The drivers wore helmets and were wrapped in lengths of bright colored flowing clothes. The ground was so large as to accommodate around …

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“History of horse racing”-Horse Racing

The sport of racing thoroughbred horses is divided into flat racing and jumping. Jumping is of two kinds, hurdling, and steeplechasing. Older horses take part in steeplechases over fences that are higher and more stoutly build than hurdles. The most famous English steeplechase is the Grand National which attracts large crowds to Aintree Racecourse in …

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