National Hunt

(also National Hunt Committee)
noun the body controlling steeplechasing and hurdle racing in Great Britain.

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  • National Hunt — noun (also without caps) horse racing over jumps, opp to flat racing • • • Main Entry: ↑nation …   Useful english dictionary

  • National Hunt — the British name for professional horse racing over jumps, also called steeplechasing. It comes from the name of the organization that is responsible for the sport in Britain, the National Hunt Committee. Compare Jockey Club. * * * …   Universalium

  • National Hunt racing — is the official name given to the sport of horse racing in the United Kingdom, France and Ireland in which the horses are required to jump over obstacles called hurdles or fences (except in the case of a bumper ). The biggest events of the year… …   Wikipedia

  • National Hunt flat race — National Hunt Flat races, informally known as Bumper races, are flat races run under National Hunt racing rules in Britain and Ireland. The main idea is for jump horses to gain racing experience on flat conditions of equal length, before… …   Wikipedia

  • National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup — Ungraded race National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup Location Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham, England Race type Chase Website Cheltenham Race information Distance …   Wikipedia

  • Peculiarities of National Hunt — Infobox Film name = Peculiarities of National Hunt image size = 200px caption = VHS cover director = Aleksandr Rogozhkin producer = writer = starring = Aleksey Buldakov Viktor Bychkov Sergey Gusinsky Semen Strugachev Sergey Russkin Sergey… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) National Hunt — the National Hunt [the National Hunt] the British name for professional horse racing over jumps, also called steeplechasing. It comes from the name of the organization that is responsible for the sport in Britain, the National Hunt Committee.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of British National Hunt races — A list of notable National Hunt horse races which take place annually in Great Britain, under the authority of the British Horseracing Authority, including all races which currently hold Grade 1, 2 or 3 status.Grade 1elected other races†… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Irish National Hunt races — A list of notable National Hunt horse races which take place annually in Ireland, under the authority of Horse Racing Ireland, including all races which currently hold Grade 1 status.Grade 1elected other races† Distances in miles and furlongs ee… …   Wikipedia

  • National Spirit Hurdle — The National Spirit Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Fontwell Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 4 furlongs (4,023 metres), and during its running …   Wikipedia

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