Ancient Games

Athens 2004

August 13, 2004

680 B.C. - Way before thoroughbred racing

Chariot racing involved teams of four horses, competing on a course ranging from two to eight miles. The charioteers were paid professionals, but the prize went to the owner.

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.