National Hunt

Some articles on national hunt, national:

Charlie Swan (horse Racing)
... Charlie Swan (born January 20, 1968) is a former top National Hunt jockey in Ireland in the 1990s ... jockey at the Cheltenham Festival and was champion National Hunt jockey in Ireland for 10 consecutive years ... spell as an apprentice he later turned his attention to the National Hunt scene ...
Sport In The United Kingdom - Elite Level Sport - Elite Level Equestrian Sports - Horseracing
... The two forms of horseracing in the United Kingdom are National Hunt, which involves jumping over fences or hurdles, and the more glamourous flat racing ... National Hunt is a winter sport and flat racing is a summer sport, but the seasons are very long and they overlap ... The highlights of the National Hunt season are the Cheltenham Festival and the Aintree Grand National ...
Mill House (horse)
... He is considered one of the best National Hunt racing competitors in UK horse racing history but whose quality was overshadowed by arch rival Arkle ... House took part in one of the most famous battles of National Hunt Racing when in March 1964, he defended his Cheltenham crown against the Irish star Arkle ... has among the highest ratings ever for a National Hunt horse - see Timeform ...

Famous quotes containing the words hunt and/or national:

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    —Bob Hunt (b. 1951)

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