Greyhoundderby.com Weekend Challenge
RACING QUIZ 16
10 points are given for each correct answer to the 20 questions given below. Maximum points available are 200.
Email your 20 answers by 9pm this evening to firstname.lastname@example.org
|No. 1||Which filly did Jem Robinson last ride to victory in an English Classic and what were that horse's owners colours?|
|No. 2||I go on a pilgrimage from the UK mainland's most northerly racecourse to the most southerly racecourse by the shortest road distance. I stop exactly half way on that journey. Which present day racecourse am I closest to at my stopping point?|
Which present day racecourse is shown below:-
Which of Mill Reef's 8 great great grandfather's won the Epsom Derby?
Which horse was DON 4 lengths adrift of in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury with 75 yards to run, but still won the race?
Which horse is next in this sequence of winners?
Green God, Abergwaun, The Blues, Princely Son, .........................
Whose racing colours are shown below?
Which horse won its first 6 consecutive races whilst still technically a yearling, having been foaled on 2nd May?
Which owner insisted on giving their horses 7-letter names, calculating that the most common number in Derby winners through the ages is 7?
When was the first and the most recent occasions in which the winner of an English Classic contained the word SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN or WINTER?
Which Epsom Derby winner is shown below, and who owned, trained and rode the winner?
|No. 12||Worldwide, which horse established the longest sequence of consecutive wins in the history of horse racing; how many wins were in the sequence, and on what day did he get the last win in that sequence?|
Which of the following is the most recent to win a race in the UK and Ireland?
JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL, MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER
I go on a pilgrimage from the UK mainland's most westerly racecourse to the most easterly racecourse by the shortest road distance. I stop exactly half way on that journey. Which present day racecourse am I closest to at my stopping point?
Which multiple Classic winning jockey is shown below?
Which horse won the race when a photo-finish was first used on an English racecourse?
|No. 17||In the Jewellery Stakes at the Gold Coast racecourse the betting was:-
Evens SILVER BULLET
6/4 DIAMOND JUBILEE
4/1 SAPPHIRE & STEEL
9/1 RUBBER RUBY
20/1 OPAL FRUIT
A bookmaker takes £60 on the outsider and sufficient money on each of the other horses to win exactly the same amount whatever the result. How much did he take on the race, and what was his profit?
Which present day racecourse issued the members badge shown below?
Three clues to a racing personality:- RITA HAYWORTH, 2000 Guineas winner by Tabriz, Born 13th June 1911
Who is the personality?
|No. 20||Which horse has contested the most Grand National and how many times were they placed in the first 4?|
|When racing returns, why not support trainers by attending organised Stable Tours or Open Days? Stables boast rich histories, many associated with Classic winning horses from past generations, while some more recent stars remain in residence. One such Newmarket stable is:-