Steeplechase (Blackpool Pleasure Beach)

Roller coaster
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Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Status Operating since 1977
Rider height 127 cm minimum
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Product Steeplechase
Type Steel - Triple - Steeplechase
Riders per train 2
Propulsion 2 chain lift hills per track
Inversions 0

Steeplechase is a three-tracked roller coaster located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. It was opened in 1977 and was built by Arrow Dynamics. It is the only operating steeplechase style roller coaster left in the world.


Steeplechase opened in 1977. On 2 September 1977, a ceremony was held attended by Red Rum, the winning horse of the 1977 Grand National. His shoe-print is on display near the ride.



All tracks:

The ride has three separate tracks running parallel to one another.

Colour scheme

The left track is painted red, the middle track green, and the right track yellow. All tracks have brown supports.


9 cars. Riders are arranged inline in 2 rows, for a total of 2 riders per car. Each car is horse-shaped. Riders are held in by a seatbelt.


External links

Articles on Blackpool Pleasure Beach