hurˈdle-racing noun
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  • hurdle race — ▪ horse racing  horse race over a course on which a number of obstacles, called hurdles, must be jumped. Hurdle racing, a kind of preparation for steeplechasing, originated in England and Ireland in the 18th century and by the second half of the… …   Universalium

  • hurdle racer — noun : a horse trained for hurdle racing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hurdle — A hurdle is a moveable section of light fence. Traditionally they were made from wattle (woven split branches), but modern hurdles are often made of metal. Hurdles are used for handling livestock, as decorative fencing, for horse racing and in… …   Wikipedia

  • hurdle — I UK [ˈhɜː(r)d(ə)l] / US [ˈhɜrd(ə)l] noun Word forms hurdle : singular hurdle plural hurdles 1) a) [countable] an upright frame that a person or horse must jump over during a race. The sport of racing over hurdles is called hurdling, and a person …   English dictionary

  • hurdle — hur|dle1 [ hɜrdl ] noun 1. ) count one of several problems you must solve before you can do something successfully: Persuading investors is the biggest hurdle we face. cross/clear a hurdle (=deal successfully with it): I ll feel better after we… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Champion Hurdle — Grade 1 race Champion Hurdle Location Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham, England Inaugurated 1927 Race type Hurdle race Sponsor Website …   Wikipedia

  • David Nicholson (horse racing) — David Nicholson (19 March 1939 27 August 2006) was a British National Hunt jockey and trainer. He was British jump racing Champion Trainer in the 1993 94 and 1994 95 seasons. Nicholson was the son of Frenchie Nicholson who was also a successful… …   Wikipedia

  • David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle — Grade 2 race David Nicholson Mares Hurdle Location Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham, England Inaugurated 2008 Race type Hurdle race Website Cheltenham …   Wikipedia

  • Charlie Swan (horse racing) — This article is about a National Hunt jockey. For the fictional character, see List of Twilight characters#Charlie Swan. Charlie Swan (born January 20, 1968)[1] is a former top National Hunt jockey in Ireland in the 1990s. He will always be… …   Wikipedia

  • Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle — NOTOC The Ballymore Properties Novices Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in the United Kingdom for four year old and above novices. It is run over a distance of 2 miles 5 furlongs (4,225 metres) on the Old Course at Cheltenham… …   Wikipedia

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