What is hurdle race?

  • (noun): A footrace in which contestant must negotiate a series of hurdles.
    Synonyms: hurdles, hurdling

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Imperial Cup
... The Imperial Cup is a Listed National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older ... yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped ... It is a handicap race, and it is scheduled to take place each year in March ...

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