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This is totally ponified chariot racing.

Il Circo Massimo, Rome - Is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. It measured 621 m (2,037 ft) in length and 118 m (387 ft) in width, and could accommodate over 150,000 spectators.

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Ben-Hur (1959)

1959 movie posters | Ben-Hur (1959) Movie Poster.

A Roman Chariot Race from Pompeii | Roman wall painting depicting a chariot race. From Pompeii: Casa delle Quadrighe (House of the four-horse chariots, or House of the Chariot Race). Now in the Naples Museum Dated by the museum: ca. 68-79 CE.

Ben-Hur (1959) is MGM's three and a half hour, wide-screen epic Technicolor blockbuster - a Biblical tale, subtitled A Tale of the Christ.

Badass motorcycle chariots - celebration of New South Wales police in Australia in 1936. - Imgur

The BBC offers a great interactive website on The Olympic Games and Ancient Greeks for primary grades.

Circus Games, from Carthage, Roman, end of 2nd century AD (mosaic), Musee National du Bardo, Le Bardo, Tunisia / The Bridgeman Art Library