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A Horse Racing Quiz

Can you answer these general knowledge questions on the sport of horse racing? 10 Questions.

 
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How many race courses in the UK stage only flat racing?

  • 7
  • 27
  • 17
  • 12

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How many fences exist on the Aintree Grand National course (not fences jumped, the fences that exist)?

  • 16
  • 30
  • 15
  • 27

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When did Red Rum win his first Grand National?

  • 1972
  • 1974
  • 1970
  • 1973

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What was the name of the horse to win the first ever Grand National?

  • The Duke
  • The Captain
  • The Chief
  • The Colonel

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What was the name of the horse that recorded the fastest Grand National winning time of 8 mins 47.8?

  • Ben Nevis
  • Highland Wedding
  • Hallo Dandy
  • Mr Frisk

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Peter Simple is the oldest winning horse of the Grand national, how old was he when he won?

  • 17
  • 12
  • 15
  • 16

7

What American award did Sir Barton achieve in 1919?

  • 3 time winner of the Kentucky Derby
  • Triple Crown
  • Gold cup double
  • Unbeaten in entire career

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How many wins did Denman achieve over hurdles?

  • 0
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1

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What are Frankel's career earnings?

  • £2.1 mill
  • £1.3 mill
  • £1.0 mill
  • £1.5 mill

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Why wasn't the King George VI chase run during the war?

  • Bombing
  • Jockeys away fighting
  • Racecourse was used as a Prisoner of war camp
  • Race course was a temporary airfield

 

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