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HURDLE, Eng. law. A species of sledge, used to draw traitors to execution.

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BUVEUR D'AIR sets the standard against Irish mares Apple's Jade and Laurina as he bids for a hattrick of victories in the Unibet Champion Hurdle (3.30).
Speaking at Leopardstown yesterday, Willie Mullins, trainer of the 2015 Champion Hurdle winner, said: "Faugheen was a little stiff this morning but that was understandable.
ART OF SYNERGY A five-year-old Yeats gelding trained by Sandra Hughes, had his third start over hurdles when finishing well to fill second spot behind Three Wise Men at Fairyhouse on Sunday, his first outing since November.
Fry had initially hoped to see his charge complete his preparations for the defence of his Cheltenham crown in this weekend's Betfred Mobile Sports Contenders Hurdle, but effectively ruled him out of the race earlier this week due the extremely testing conditions at Sandown.
Last year's Champion Hurdle runner-up and Fighting Fifth Hurdle winner is set to start his campaign in the next six weeks.
IRELAND dominates the betting and the entries for this year's Smurfit Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next month.
1 Knee Lead: Face the hurdles and step over each with the grounded foot turned to the outside and the other leg leading with the knee--as shown in the photo.
Hurdles can disturb one or more of the homeostasis mechanisms, thereby preventing microorganisms from multiplying and causing them to remain inactive or even die.
Trainer Mark Pitman yesterday reported Ashley Park in good form for his return to action in the Pertemps Christmas Hurdle at Kempton a week today.
[USPRwire, Fri Nov 30 2018] Global Speed Hurdle Market -- Overview In sports, one thing is, extremely important, speed skills.
JP McManus will be represented by Jezki, the 2014 Champion Hurdle winner who scored his 13th win over hurdles when landing the Istabraq Hurdle at Tipperary last month, and Campeador, who made a successful start to the season when scoring at Punchestown last month.
Third in the 2011 Champion Hurdle, Nicky Henderson's seven-year-old was stepped up to longer distances last term and won four times from six starts.