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- n. the racing of horses over open country, or over fences
- n. athletics over hurdles and a water jump
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of riding steeple chases.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or sport of riding in a steeplechase.
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NSA-sanctioned steeplechasing and all kinds of kid and amateur races.
The evidence of recent Nationals suggests that seven-year-olds, who lack experience of steeplechasing, have just a 33% chance of keeping their rider in the saddle throughout.
This story of enterprise and togetherness is from the top drawer of steeplechasing yarns.
No horse has ever won the race, the midwinter championship of steeplechasing, five times, but he is odds-on to be the first.
'I understand,' Crispin said, 'that in steeplechasing in general, few stud values are involved, and in this year's National the horses are all geldings.
Firstly, few retainer contracts of any sort were offered to jockeys in steeplechasing.
Dick was a steeplechasing jockey for many years, and rode the Queen Mother's horses.
Saturday's running of one of the best steeplechasing afternoon programmes of the whole midwinter season was stuck in a silly halt because the people who worked the Tote betting machines wanted to stay at home.
On British racecourses that year the steeplechasing scene had been sizzlingly dominated by the improbable trainer - jockey allegiance of a long-haired descendant of true gypsies with the aristocratic nephew of an historic house.
With a flick of a glance at Polly, who was looking particularly bland, the Duke said to Orinda kindly, 'Now, Mrs Nagle, I am truly concerned that you should enjoy and understand our splendid sport of steeplechasing, and as I'll be busily occupied I can think of no one better to entrust you to than young Benedict there.
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