steeplechase

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steeplechase

a horse race conducted over fences, open ditches and water jumps.
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When he arrived at the racecourse, he ran her in one of the steeplechase events.
Meanwhile, the first of the hunter chase races held in Wales this year will be The Excel Signs Ltd Hunters' Steeplechase at Bangor-on-Dee on February 11.
41 per cent and the steeplechase racing fatality rate was 0.
I've often been in the team ( he finished fourth in 2002 and fifth in 2001 ( but always out of the medals, so it came out of the blue to finish third this year in only my second steeplechase in four years.
The news reached Ireland on March 12 when it seemed not inappropriate that the Steeplechase for the Portadown Plate at the Down Royal meeting should have been won by Mr T.
He won the Grand National Hurdle seven times, both the Grand Annual Steeplechase and Hiskens Steeplechase four times, three Great Eastern Steeplechases and the Australian Hurdle eight times.
On March 7 at Tenby Steeplechases, Fairy Queen ridden by her owner-rider Gwyn Saunders-Davies, won the Town Steeplechase over three miles by 20 lengths.