water jump


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a pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest

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Velocity divided by race pace was chosen as the dependent variable since runners have to return to race pace following the water jump.
In 1999 rider Simon Long also died after his horse fell and crushed him at a water jump.
On Tuesday, with temperatures soaring into the high 80s, Swehosky shot to the front and set the early pace, but he was never able to shake Cuevas, who briefly took the lead when Swehosky `messed up' on the next-to-last water jump.
In fact Stratford did take out their water jump - but had it re-instated when the obstacle that was put in as a replacement caused fatal falls.
The crowds show their appreciation as pantomime horses take part in the Not so Grand National race, at Aintree, to raise money for Claire House Pictures: JASON ROBERTS/ jr290407panto-3; Jockey Paul Crossley has trouble at the water jump jr290407panto-1
The 27-year-old had to give up when the injury flared up after he cleared the water jump second time round.
Azertyuiop has emerged with muscle strains after his horrendous mistake at the water jump in the Queen Mother Champion Chase on Wednesday, but he may yet race again this season.
Caroline Pratt, 42, was killed when her favourite horse Primitive Streak fell at a water jump in front of thousands of spectators.
The Water Jump & the Cross fence will be omitted.
The student from Horsham in West Sussex was pushing Merry Vic clear from the field approaching the final fence but mistook the obstacle for the water jump, a furlong further down the Berkshire track and just before the winning post.
She died from head injuries after her beloved horse Shenandoah fell at a water jump at the Sapey cross-country course.
And the water jump presented one or two problems for the royal rider yesterday.
Crosse was aboard Auburn Spirit and O'Brien was riding Limerick Leader in the four-mile event when they, along with Antony Evans on Jiver, bypassed the water jump on the second circuit.
The 42-year-old, who narrowly missed an Olympic place in Athens, was competing on Saturday at an event in Burghley when her horse Primitive Streak flipped backwards at a water jump.
Many of the jumps have been upgraded and a new water jump is under construction.