water jump


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water jump

a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
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UP AND OVER Steeplechaser Rolanda catches her feet on a hurdle and goes flying head first into the water jump
I thought we were heading for the water jump and I couldn't exactly get round him but thankfully the horse has picked up.
The cameras were placed 20-30 m from the water jump at four locations diagonal to the water jump.
The most important issue is safety and the present layout with the water jump seems to work as we have less horses and jockeys on the ground.
TOP horsewoman Caroline Pratt was crushed to death yesterday when her horse fell on her at a water jump.
Gray narrowed the gap to 5 meters as the two runners approached the last water jump, and after emerging from the pit in good shape, she surged past Luevano on the final barrier with less than 100 meters to go.
The facility will encompass a 400-meter, eight-lane standard track, water jump for steeplechase, plus areas for high jump, pole vault, discus and hammer throw, javelin throw and shot put.
John Dunlop's Water Jump looks more than capable of adding Tuesday's Group Two Princess Of Wales's Stakes to his three previous wins this season while Geoff Wragg's Danceabout has been aimed at Wednesday's Group Two Falmouth Stakes.
Johnson (left), partnering the Martin Keighley-trained Benbane Head in the Devon Marathon, steered his mount to the side of the water jump on the second circuit of the race.
The last fence had been being approached in a downhill position, the water jump used to be in that position 20 years ago," he said, "and we felt that if we moved the fence forward so that the jockeys are approaching it in the uphill position, it would jump better.
In a week that saw Huntingdon modify their water jump, ofcials at both Stratford and Ludlow insisted the water jumps at their tracks would remain - insisting the hazard was far safer than regulation fences or open ditches.
We remove all jumps which present a persistent problem and are about to put in a water jump which has an excellent safety record.