quiz pic

The Grand National

Testing your knowledge of the famous Aintree Grand National 10 Questions.

 
Created by:
zil41
Played: 568 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
5 stars
4.1 out of 5, based on 8 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1

Which horse won the Grand National three times?

  • Maori Venture
  • Red Rum
  • Seagram

2

Place these horses in the order in which they won the Grand National, earliest first

Click, drag and drop answers to sort
  • Ben Nevis
  • Comply or Die
  • Party Politics
  • Corbiere

3

Which one of these is NOT the name of a fence in the Grand National?

  • The Saddle
  • The Chair
  • Becher's Brook

4

Why was the 1993 Grand National cancelled?

  • A bomb scare
  • An outbreak of foodpoisoning amongst the jockeys
  • Problems with the starting tape

5

Which film, starring a young Elizabeth Taylor, told the story of a girl's dream to ride the Grand National?

  • Grand Dreams
  • National Velvet
  • National Dream

6

Match these winning horses and jockeys

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Aldaniti
  • Corbiere
  • West Tip
  • Papillon

Right

  • Richard Dunwoody
  • Ben de Haan
  • Ruby Walsh
  • Bob Champion

7

Who was the first female trainer to have a Grand National winner?

  • Venetia Williams
  • Jenny Pitman
  • Henrietta Knight

8

When was the first Grand National held?

  • 1839
  • 1838
  • 1841

9

What was unusual about Devon Loch's performance in the 1956 Grand National?

  • He was ridden by a jockey with one leg
  • He unseated his jockey but won the race
  • He was in the lead approaching the finish but fell

10

Match these trainers to their winning Grand National horses.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Ginger McCain
  • Jonjo O'Neill
  • Gordon Richards
  • Jenny Pitman

Right

  • Hello Dandy
  • Don't Push It
  • Red Rum
  • Royal Athlete

 

Header

Message

Close