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Revelers Gather For Annual Moyo Festival...SUMBAWA, WEST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - SEPTEMBER 30:  A jockey spurs the buffalos as they race during Barapan Kebo or buffalo races as part of the Moyo festival on September 30, 2014 in Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The traditional Buffalo races, known as Barapan Kebo, are held by Samawa tribes in muddy rice fields to celebrate and provide entertainment ahead of the annual planting season. Jockeys secure themselves on a wooden structure attached to the buffalo, and maneuver across the mud in a race to the finish line. The jockeys weild long sticks, in a similar style to jousting, and direct them towards targets called 'Saka'. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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A jockey spurs the buffalos as they race during Barapan Kebo or buffalo races as part of the Moyo festival in Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The traditional Buffalo races, known as Barapan Kebo, are held by Samawa tribes in muddy rice fields to celebrate and provide entertainment ahead of the annual planting season. Jockeys secure themselves on a wooden structure attached to the buffalo, and maneuver across the mud in a race to the finish line. The jockeys weild long sticks, in a similar style to jousting, and direct them towards targets called ‘Saka’. 

Racegoers wearing top hats and tails stand next to police officers during Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot, southern England June 20, 2013.

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Racegoers wearing top hats and tails stand next to police officers during Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot, southeast England on Thursday.

Racegoer Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England...Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England May 31, 2013.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth  (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT HORSE RACING SOCIETY)

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Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England on Friday. 

Zest for Life under jockey Timothy Donworth races through the water feature in the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase for the Ladies Perpetual Cup during the Boylesports Day at the 2013 Festival at Punchestown Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 23, 2013. See PA Story RACING Punchestown.

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Zest for Life, ridden by jockey Timothy Donworth, races through the water feature, to win the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase for the Ladies Perpetual Cup. The event took place during the Boylesports day at the 2013 Festival at Punchestown Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland