steeplechase

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steeplechase

a horse race conducted over fences, open ditches and water jumps.
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Wales's richest hunter chase is The Dunraven Welsh Foxhunters' Steeplechase at Ffos Las on February 17.
The following day March 24 at Chepstow The Eight Bells Chipping Supports Paul's Place Hunters' Chase over three miles is staged and we return to Bangor-on-Dee on April 9 for The Jane McAlpine Memorial Hunters' Steeplechase over three miles.
However, the performance of steeplechase racing has not been as satisfactory.
It was announced that the Stewards considered all the evidence before them on the showpiece steeplechase which was run in a very heavy hail storm which prevented the local Stewards, Judge and other officials from seeing the course until approaching the last fence.
And three days later Fairy Queen notched up her sixth win in 13 days winning at Carmarthenshire Hunt Steeplechases.
The Brecon & Talybont Hunt Steeplechases take place at Llanfrynach next Saturday (First race 1pm).
IN HIS column at the start of December, David Ashforth pointed out that the completion rate in steeplechases has seemingly not improved in the last 30 years.
In the 1960s the percentage of horses that fell in steeplechases was between 14% and 15%, exactly twice the rate it is now.
GWENT amateur rider Ian Johnson has been fined pounds 500 after a Jockey Club disciplinary panel found him guilty of a breach of regulation 170(v1)(c) of the Jockey Club regulations for point-to-point steeplechases.