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chukka

(US), chukker
Polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
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The Ghantoot foursome were not always in control, especially at the start of the match as they first trailed 1-2 at the end of the opening chukka and then 2-3 at the end of the second.
After medical attention, he was deemed fit to continue, and to a round of applause from the crowd, retook the field to play out the final seconds of the chukka.
There are three players on each team and riders change horses at the end of each chukka.
The balls were made of bamboo root and weighed four ounces and a new ball was used each chukka
SEXY trysts in the stables and champagne after a chukka or two have given the polo field a reputation as a playground for the upper classes.
Two groups of three players (numbered 1, 2 and 3)on each team play for the ball and chance to score in an eight minute period called a chukka.
Activity will focus on Chukkas, kicking off in school holidays with appearances from exhibition skateboarders Team Extreme communicating the products' `coolness' among its target audience of nine to 11-year-olds by word of mouth.
Ideal for the school yard or everyday casual wear, Timberland's casual line has expanded to include a new girl's classic casual full- grain leather lace-up chukka.
Desert Palm 2 scored three goals in the final chukka for a 7-6 win over Bin Drai Polo, while Ghantoot overcame a two-goal deficit in the final period to secure a 9-8 win over Zedan in the two semi-finals held on Tuesday.
I don't think it is any more expensive having a horse for polo than it is having one just for riding but if you are playing four chukkas you really need two.
A polo match is divided into four to six chukkas of seven minutes each at the end of which a bell is rung.
A match is split into six periods, known as chukkas, each lasting seven minutes.