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WELCOME TO A NEW ERA OF CHARIOT RACING

Chariots are not confined to royalty and weddings. Experience a whole new adventure of racing in chariots.

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Jerash Chariots are pioneers in horse breeding and designing chariots. With an artistic thought and out of the box thinking Jerash has come up with the concept of making people experience chariot racing.

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Jerash Chariots are known for designing some of the best chariots in the world. Every chariot is unique and can be customized according to the needs of the customer.

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Jerash Chariots has some of the unique and exotic horses in the world. They are an absolute treat for the eyes.

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Chariot racing is not the kind of thing that you experience commonly. Jerash Chariots makes sure to provide you with the perfect experience when it comes to chariot racing.

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Betting Guide: How to Choose a Winning Horse

Betting on horse racing is one of the most popular choices for punters, especially in New Zealand where horse racing is really big. Horse betting was popular long before the arrival of the internet, with people flocking to race tracks to place their bets and watch their favorites run.

With online gambling, in general, becoming hugely popular over the past couple of decades, however, a large number of bookmakers have taken it to the internet, offering players a chance to place their bets from the comfort of their own homes or using their mobile phones. This means that punters nowadays have access to a vast range of options when it comes to betting on horse races, but you still need to know how to pick a winning horse in your selected race.

Pick Your Winner

Clearly, in a professional horse race, all horses and jockeys are of the highest quality, otherwise, they wouldn’t be at the track to begin with. However, in every race, there are some horses that are more likely to win and if you know what to look for, you can seriously improve your chances of picking the winner and making some money in the process.

Statistics and history

The first thing to look at is the statistics. Although nothing is ever set in stone, statistics from the past races are usually a good indicator of how good a particular horse is and how good their chances of winning are. In particular, check out the recent form, i.e. the performance in more recent races to see which horses in the lineup are more likely to do well.

Race type and post position

When checking out the information, make sure to pay attention on what type of race you’re betting on, i.e. is it a sprint or a 2 turn race? Some horses may have great results in short sprints but that doesn’t necessarily make them a good pick for 2 turn races (and vice-versa). So, don’t just look at general results but also make sure to check what type of races a particular horse excels in.

Additionally, for long races, check out the post position for the horse you’re considering. Oftentimes, horses starting from an inside post position will place better. For sprints, statistics show that horses starting from the outside post win more often.

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The Jockey

Although the quality of the horse is paramount for winning races, horses don’t run alone. Checking out who’s riding the horse you’re about to pick is also very important. Do some research to check the jockey’s history and past results to give you the best odds of placing a winning bet.

Place Your Bets Now

As mentioned, you no longer need to go to a race track to place your bets. There are many bookies who will take your bets online and the entire process will take just a few minutes to complete. For horse racing specifically, some bookmakers you should check out include Bet Victor, Ladbrokes, Bet365, and William Hill.

If you’re completely new to horse racing and just looking to get started, there are also quite a few online casino sites offering no deposit bonuses you can use to place your first bets with no risk involved. We suggest you check these out first to gather some experience free of charge. Click here for more information about no deposit bonuses.

About chariot racing in the ancient Roman city

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Chariot racing and the city of Rome are synonymous to each other. The origin of chariot racing has been substantially established in the City of Rome, where the Circus Maximus or the ‘Biggest Circus’ was where these races were held. Both the architectural wonder of the Circus Maximus and the magnificence of the chariot races complemented each other with sheer opulence. These games marked their presence in most of the important Greek religious festivals and days.

The thrill that the chariot races brought made this event one that would entertain all the people of Rome, who enjoyed these races thoroughly. The Circus Maximus, which could accommodate around 200,000 people at a time – and that doesn’t at all mean that the Circus Maximus would be thronged by exactly 200,000 people a during the races. Race time meant an overfull Circus Maximus, filled with an enthusiastic crowd cheering for their favorite racing teams.

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The racing teams were color coded – red, blue, yellow and green. The teams, or ‘factions’ as they were known, were followed by fans mostly by their team color, which masked their love for their favorite horse or driver.

What made these chariot races more intriguing, thrilling and dangerous was the fact that the charioteer- who were gutsy men, has chariots that were fragile. So fragile that a single collision in the fast-paced race would often lead to the chariot to come crashing down, often trapping the driver who would be dragged along the race arena by the charged horses. And would leave the rider with multiple injuries, or sometimes even death.

Every team had a specific number of chariots, who would flaunt their team color in all its glory. Most of the times, each team had four chariots each, with each chariot being led by four horse. The number of horses would very rarely be increased to six – but this would be once in a blue moon. To complete the race, the riders had to take seven complete laps of the racing arena. Whichever team reaches first, would be declared the winner.

The factions indeed had a hardcore fan following, so much so that in one instance, when a charioteer was arrested on a valid charge – his fan followers went ahead on lynching the general who had filed the case. This went on to the extent that the Emperor had to finally intervene, sending his troops to tackle the insane fans. The clash between the troops and supporters lead to the death of 7000 people on that very day. This incident, though very unfortunate, managed to prove the immense love Romans had for horse racing and their favorite riders and factions!

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“It is definitely one of the best experiences that I have ever had. I was expecting some normal horse riding. But it turned out to be an entirely different experience. If you want to experience chariot riding this the perfect place.”

Berenice

“I was always into horses while growing up. Jerash Chariots was literally out of the world. Some of the horses that they have are so beautiful. It was really an awesome experience that I will never forget.”

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