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national hunt

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a. the racing of horses on racecourses with jumps
b. (as modifier): a National Hunt jockey
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Robo in 1999 became her 1,000th National Hunt winner.
Only Flat racing, most National Hunt Grade One and other selected Graded races have a 48-hour system.
Ryanair has taken a clear lead with only one month to go until the 2015 Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, the jewel in the crown of national hunt racing s calendar.
Results showed 61% of National Hunt horses are staying-type, 35% are middle-distance and the remaining 4% are sprint horses.
And with the amount of quality horses available to the operation, it does not take a huge leap of imagination to see Ballydoyle eyeing the big National Hunt prizes on offer in Britain.
Southwell's all-weather fixtures in January have already been transferred to other venues, while the two National Hunt fixtures next month had been offered to other courses.
Additional flights have been added to allow Irish jump-racing fans to attend the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival between 13 and 16 March 2012.
And last year he scored his first double under National Hunt rules at Chepstow when winning on Quo Video before landing the prestigious Dunraven Bowl on Master Charm.
Meanwhile, it was announced that there will be an additional all-weather National Hunt card at Southwell on December 28.
He is unable to win today as the National Hunt meetings at Exeter, Hereford and Leopardstown have been abandoned.
Brit Insurance sponsor a series of novice hurdles races within the National Hunt Pattern with the final race - won last year at a canter by Black Jack Ketchum - preceding the Gold Cup at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival in March 2007.
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