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hurdle noun definition in Equine sports topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

hurdle

 noun: Equine sports topic
1 each of a series of vertical frames that a person or horse jumps over in a race His horse fell at the final hurdle. to clear a hurdle (= jump over it successfully)2 hurdles [plural] a race in which runners or horses have to jump over hurdles the 300 m hurdles