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hurdle

1. 
a. Athletics one of a number of light barriers over which runners leap in certain events
b. a low barrier used in certain horse races
2. Brit a sledge on which criminals were dragged to their executions
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Pearson and Porter will both have to contend with an American trio boasting the three fastest hurdlers of 2014.
Another added: "Michelle Jenneke Might Be the Hottest Hurdler Ever.
Check below for the video of the 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke warming up for her race.
Scott, a runner and hurdler with City of Edinburgh AC, said: "I had a great day.
MY WAY DE SOLZEN picked up the torch for a new generation of staying hurdlers as he defied fears over the drying ground to land the Ladbrokes World Hurdle on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival.
The seven skills and/or processes that go into the making of the successful hurdler may be broken down as follows.
20 Exeter SP forecast 5-4 Useful hurdler but already better over fences and followed his comfortable victory over 2m3f at Fontwell in October with a close third behind useful types Garde La Victoire and Fox Norton in a 2m Cheltenham Grade 2 last month.
A belated reappearance from injury-hit 2009 Champion Hurdler Punjabi should come soon.
Sprint hurdler Priestley has been suspended under IAAF rules after analysis of his B sample indicated the presence of the asthma drug clenbuterol.
Sprint hurdler Priestley has been suspended after analysis of his B sample indicated the presence of the asthma drug clenbuterol.
He is every inch a top class two-mile hurdler and should give Hurricane Fly plenty to do.
In the world-class development programme are Dunford and another five who compete for Birchfield: high hurdler Chris Baillie, 400m hurdler Dale Garland, long jumper Amy Harris, two heptathletes Louise Hazel and Jade Surman, and sprinter Julian Thomas.