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Regional horse racing underway in Inner Mongolia

01 Aug 2020, 21:51 GMT+10

Equestrians perform with horses during the opening ceremony of an equine culture event in Xilinhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)

HOHHOT, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Inner Mongolia Horse Racing began on Saturday in Xilinhot City, in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

More than 1,000 participants will compete across 11 events, including show jumping, speed races, polo matches and endurance horseback riding, a local sports official said.

All the events, held every weekend from August to early October, will be broadcast online and on TV. Organizers will also host a series of cultural tourism activities. ■

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