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Steeplechase
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Steeplechase - Historical Events
Date Event
1839-02-26

Jem Mason on Lottery wins 1st Grand National Steeplechase (Britain)

1842-03-02

The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.

1869-10-26

1st American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY)

1938-03-25

1st US bred and owned horse (Battleship) to win British Grand National Steeplechase

1978-05-13

Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m steeplechase (8:05.4)

1989-07-03

Peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm

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Steeplechase - Birthdays
Date Event
1923-01-23

Horace Ashenfelter, US, 3000m steeplechase (Olympic-gold-1952)

1943-03-01

Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)

1953-06-23

Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)

1961-10-10

Brian Lee Diemer, Grand Rapids Mich, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984)

1965-01-11

Karl Van Calcar, Torrance California, 3k steeplechase

1968-01-08

Mark Duane Croghan, Akron Ohio, 3k steeplechase (Olympics-5th-96)

1968-06-18

John Lumkes, Chicago Illinois, 3k steeplechase runner

1969-10-16

Gregory Metcalf, Ellensburg Wash, 3k steeplechase

1969-12-17

Marc Davis, Oceanside California, 3K steeplechase runner (Goodwill-gold-94)

1970-03-03

Donovan Bergstrom, US 3K steeplechase runner

1970-10-01

Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympics-silver-96)

1973-06-01

Jeffrey Schiebler, New Westminster BC, 10k/steeplechase (Olympics-96)


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