Horse racing Quiz
1.What are the FIVE classic flat races in the UK horse-
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-
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 ? –