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(polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided

a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets


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But there was little chance of us playing one chukka, never mind six, and the only one within 10 miles was us being thrown off our horses.
This new model comes in two styles including a chukka boot in red-brown leather and black smooth tumbled leather, and an oxford in brown smooth tumbled leather.
Kenya survived a scare in the fourth chukka when Gross lost her other stirrups and remained with one.
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.
It has always had the image of a hobby enjoyed by the wealthy, with stables full of horses and personal helicopters to get them to the chukka on time, like the mud-spattered multimillionaires of Jilly Cooper's fevered imaginings in Polo.
Ponies are only allowed to play a maximum of two chukkas, after which they have to be rested for 24 hours.
Roumeguere notched in a goal apiece in the first two chukkas before Izzy Stichbury netted one in the third.
Though they enjoyed a better part of the exchanges, Desert Palm 2 were always in arrears in the first three chukkas while trailing 1-2 at the end of the first, 2-3 at the second and 3-4 at the third chukka.
After two 10-minute chukkas and the match level at 4- 4 at full time, the captain of the four-strong team scored the killer goal in the sudden death phase of the tournament.
In between chukkas they sit recovering and exchange banter.
Charles prefers the sport of princes and playboys, played on green lawns with expensive ponies, even more expensive hangers-on and champers after chukkas.
The match was closely-fought with the first chukka tied 2-2 and then Desert Palm 1 broke away for a 3-2 and 4-3 lead in the next two chukkas and then 5-4 at the end of the fourth to finally hold on for a 7-5 win.
The actress admits she knows nothing about chukkas and could shed no light on the game for chum Mary.
In the first match, led by patron Faris Al Yabhouni, Abu Dhabi were off to a quick start pumping in six goals in reply to just one within the first two chukkas for a comfortable 6-1 cushion.
The sporting prince, who has a notoriously bad back, had to roll about on the ground with his legs in the air in between chukkas just to keep going.