Traditional horse racing competition held in Satkhira

A traditional horse racing competition has been held at Satkhira’s Ashashuni upazila Friday evening.

A total of seven horses along with equestrians from Satkhira, Khulna and Jashore have participated in the competition, which took place at Pirojpur Bil under the upazila’s Khajra union.

In the race, the horse named “Bangabir” from Satkhira came first, while another horse “Pagla Ghora” from the district’s Patkelghata upazila came second and “Harano Manik” from Khulna’s Koyra upazila came third.

Satkhira Additional Deputy Commissioner Zakir Hossain handed over the prize to the winner.

The event was organized by Pirojpur Joggo Committee.