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3rd Jun '17 3:16:06 PM nombretomado
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* There's an actual WiiWare game called ''Heracles Chariot Racing'', which is a ''VideoGame/MarioKart''-esque WackyRacing chariot game.

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* There's an actual WiiWare UsefulNotes/WiiWare game called ''Heracles Chariot Racing'', which is a ''VideoGame/MarioKart''-esque WackyRacing chariot game.
9th Apr '17 12:54:09 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Runequest}}'''s ''Monster Coliseum'' had rules for chariot racing.

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* ''{{Runequest}}'''s ''TabletopGame/{{Runequest}}'''s ''Monster Coliseum'' had rules for chariot racing.
11th Feb '17 3:49:17 PM Xtifr
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* Avalon Hill's old ''Circus Maximus'' game was about chariot races.

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* Avalon Hill's Creator/AvalonHill's old ''Circus Maximus'' game was about chariot races.
19th Nov '16 4:15:48 AM rafi
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* The race in ''Literature/BenHur'', as noted, is the TropeCodifier, featuring SpikedWheels (Messala's "Greek chariot"), Messala whipping his horses and any driver within range, if you're tossed from the chariot, there's a token attempt at retrieval.
** Don't forget to check out the ''silent'' version of ''Literature/BenHur'', preferably a decent print at the right speed. Apparently one of the more spectacular accidents in the original chariot race [[EnforcedMethodActing wasn't staged]], and the stunt driver only barely escaped with his life.

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* ''Literature/BenHur''
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The race in ''Literature/BenHur'', as noted, is the TropeCodifier, TropeCodifier featuring SpikedWheels (Messala's "Greek chariot"), Messala whipping his horses and any driver within range, if you're tossed from the chariot, there's a token attempt at retrieval.
** Don't forget to check out In the ''silent'' silent movie version of ''Literature/BenHur'', preferably a decent print at the right speed. Apparently ''Ben Hur'', apparently one of the more spectacular accidents in the original chariot race [[EnforcedMethodActing wasn't staged]], and the stunt driver only barely escaped with his life.






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* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Greece Lightning", the boys stage a chariot race through Danville's streets after learning about ancient Greece.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Greece Lightning", the boys stage WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture, "[[Recap/BackToTheFutureTheAnimatedSeriesS1E5RomanHoliday Roman Holiday]]". Marty, Doc, Jules and Verne went to Ancient Rome, where Marty (as Marticus) had to enter a chariot race through Danville's streets after learning about ancient Greece.against Bifficus ([[BerserkButton Bifficus called Marty by an Ancient Roman expression translated by Marty's device as "Chicken"]]) and had to lose for sake of space-time continuum because otherwise people would (according to Doc) revolt against Bifficus, which would prevent Caligula from becoming Emperor of Rome. Doc described it as key event to the end of the Roman Empire.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheCattanoogaCats'': Motormouse and Autocat participate in a chariot race as part of scene in a movie being filmed with them in "Lights! Action! Catastrophe!" Naturally, Autocat finishes on the short end.



* WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture, "[[Recap/BackToTheFutureTheAnimatedSeriesS1E5RomanHoliday Roman Holiday]]". Marty, Doc, Jules and Verne went to Ancient Rome, where Marty (as Marticus) had to enter a chariot race against Bifficus ([[BerserkButton Bifficus called Marty by an Ancient Roman expression translated by Marty's device as "Chicken"]]) and had to lose for sake of space-time continuum because otherwise people would (according to Doc) revolt against Bifficus, which would prevent Caligula from becoming Emperor of Rome. Doc described it as key event to the end of the Roman Empire.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheCattanoogaCats'': Motormouse and Autocat participate in a chariot race as part of scene in a movie being filmed with them in "Lights! Action! Catastrophe!" Naturally, Autocat finishes on the short end.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheCattanoogaCats'': Motormouse and Autocat participate in In the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Greece Lightning", the boys stage a chariot race as part of scene in a movie being filmed with them in "Lights! Action! Catastrophe!" Naturally, Autocat finishes on the short end.through Danville's streets after learning about ancient Greece.
26th Oct '16 1:35:14 PM morane
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* The Roman and Byzantine chariot races, of course.
* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harness_racing Harness racing]], which is especially popular in Scandinavia. It involves on single-horse races with a light chariot called ''sulky''.
13th Aug '16 6:31:29 AM ShinyCottonCandy
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* WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture, "[[Recap/BackToTheFutureTheAnimatedSeriesS1E5RomanHoliday Roman Holiday]". Marty, Doc, Jules and Verne went to Ancient Rome, where Marty (as Marticus) had to enter a chariot race against Bifficus ([[BerserkButton Bifficus called Marty by an Ancient Roman expression translated by Marty's device as "Chicken"]]) and had to lose for sake of space-time continuum because otherwise people would (according to Doc) revolt against Bifficus, which would prevent Caligula from becoming Emperor of Rome. Doc described it as key event to the end of the Roman Empire.

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* WesternAnimation/BackToTheFuture, "[[Recap/BackToTheFutureTheAnimatedSeriesS1E5RomanHoliday Roman Holiday]".Holiday]]". Marty, Doc, Jules and Verne went to Ancient Rome, where Marty (as Marticus) had to enter a chariot race against Bifficus ([[BerserkButton Bifficus called Marty by an Ancient Roman expression translated by Marty's device as "Chicken"]]) and had to lose for sake of space-time continuum because otherwise people would (according to Doc) revolt against Bifficus, which would prevent Caligula from becoming Emperor of Rome. Doc described it as key event to the end of the Roman Empire.
26th Jul '16 7:36:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Recap/AsterixAndTheCauldron'' briefly shows a chariot race in Roman Gaul as Astérix and Obélix attempt to win the money they need by betting.

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25th Jul '16 3:07:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''Caesar'' games, you can build a Circus in your city to entertain the citizens.
* ''CenturionDefenderOfRome'' features a chariot race as one of the mini-games.

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* In the ''Caesar'' ''VideoGame/{{Caesar}}'' games, you can build a Circus in your city to entertain the citizens.
* ''CenturionDefenderOfRome'' ''VideoGame/CenturionDefenderOfRome'' features a chariot race as one of the mini-games.
21st Jun '16 12:05:41 PM Morgenthaler
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* InspectorGadget helps one of his ancestors win a chariot race in the TimeTravel arc of the series.

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* InspectorGadget WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget helps one of his ancestors win a chariot race in the TimeTravel arc of the series.



* [[TheCattanoogaCats Motormouse and Autocat]] participate in a chariot race as part of scene in a movie being filmed with them in "Lights! Action! Catastrophe!" Naturally, Autocat finishes on the short end.

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* [[TheCattanoogaCats ''WesternAnimation/TheCattanoogaCats'': Motormouse and Autocat]] Autocat participate in a chariot race as part of scene in a movie being filmed with them in "Lights! Action! Catastrophe!" Naturally, Autocat finishes on the short end.
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