steeplechase

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steeplechase

a horse race conducted over fences, open ditches and water jumps.
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The two paired up together to land the most prestigious prize in steeplechasing, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, two years ago with War Of Attrition for Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary.
And Ankier, who celebrated her 23rd birthday yesterday on the eve of her first-round heat, said: 'It's great to be the pioneer in this event for GB, but British steeplechasing still has a long way to go to be competitive on world terms.
If Gus can have a little success it will say a lot about American steeplechasing.
Easter Hero's reputation went far in making steeplechasing a more popular sport.
And her love of athletics in a career which has lasted over 12 years at global level as both a track and crosscountry runner has also seen her - at least for the moment - turn her back on steeplechasing.