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leap /lēp/
  1. jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force
  2. make a sudden rush to do something; act eagerly and suddenly…
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Eclipse Finalist, Steeplechaser Gustavian Dies at Age 10

Ten-year-old Gustavian, an Eclipse Award finalist for champion steeplechase horse in 2013, was euthanized Sept. 16 because of complications from a paddock accident, said trainer Leslie Young. 164 more words

The Blood-Horse

Rokeby Stables in The Grand National Steeplechase

The Grand National Steeplechase in 1899 and has been held at different courses and has had a few name changes over the years.

Here is the folloing information about where the races have been run… 778 more words

Horse Racing

Rokeby Stables in the New York Turf Writers Cup (Steeplechase)

The New York Turf Writers Cup is a race for 4 year olds and up and is currently a Grade I race. It is contested over National Timbers on the Turf Course. 196 more words

Horse Racing

Thank You, Evan Jager

(Addendum: Last night, after posting this blog from within the wooded glens of southern Indiana, I was directed to this by Shauna Niequist. She wrote about Evan Jager in her first book, … 867 more words

Neighborhood steeplechase

I’ve been having some health issues so took three weeks off from running. During that time I did a lot of speedwalking around the neighborhood and while it got my heart pumping, I felt wistful whenever people ran past me. 151 more words

USA's Coburn takes bronze in 3000m steeplechase

Emma Coburn has his first Olympic medal, and its the first women’s steeplechase medal in American history.

The Colorado native ran a 9:07.63 in the 3000m steeplechase final, well ahead of fourth and a half-second from silver. 31 more words