Racing Quiz

Horse racing Quiz

1.What are the FIVE classic flat races in the UK horse-racing season ?

2.Who won his only Epsom Derby on a horse called “Pinza” ?

3.On which horse did Willie Carson win his first Derby ?

4.At what age do horses compete in the Derby ?

5.Name the THREE horses that Walter Swinburne has won the Derby on ?

6.Which racecourse is home to the St. Leger ?

7.Which THREE of the classics make up the “Triple Crown” ? –

8.Which horse was the last to win the Triple Crown in 1970 ?

9.Which is the longest of the classic races ? –

10.How many times did Lester Pigott win The Derby ?-

11.What did Frankie Detorri achieve in September 1996 at Ascot ? –

12.Which horse won The Derby in 1981 by the widest winning margin of ten lengths ?

13.At which race course is the Eclipse Stakes run each year ? –

14.Which is Britain’s most prestigious race for long distance horses ?

15.In which town can the Headquarters of British Horse-racing be found ?

16.After whom is The Cesarewitch Handicap, run at Newmarket in October each year, named after ? –

17.At which race course does the Ebor Handicap run each year ? –

18. In which county would you find Goodwood race course, the home of Glorious Goodwood ?

19.The Lincoln Handicap was originally run at Lincoln in 1849, where was the race transferred in 1965 when the original course closed ? –

20. Which jockey was champion jockey in 2006,2008 and 2009 ? –