Weekly Challenge


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

No. 1 Which was the first Epsom Derby winner to have a Starting Price larger than 10/1 and what were the colours of his owner?
No. 2 Which present day racecourse is closest in distance, by road, to BYFLEET, Surrey (Village Hall)?
No. 3

Which racehorse is missing from this list?

Red Rum, Barona, ...................., Sebastian V, King Con

No. 4

On how many occasions has the Aintree Grand National been won by a grey horse?

No. 5

The sire of the 1900 Triple Crown winner also sired some Epsom Oaks winners. How many Epsom Oaks winners and what were their names?

No. 6

I am successful with a £1 win treble and get paid £147, which includes my stake. What were the prices of my 3 horses?

No. 7

Which present day racecourse is shown below?

No. 8

Which Epsom Derby winner is shown below?

No. 9

Who trains at Kingsley House?

No. 10

Which grey horses have won the Epsom Derby?

No. 11

The Kiplingcotes Derby is the oldest annually run race in the world, having begun in 1519. What horse won the race in 1900?

No. 12

Which owners racing colours are shown below?

No. 13

Which horse was the first Epsom Oaks winner to have an SP greater than 10/1 and what were the colours of her owner?

No. 14

At which present day racecourse is the 'Land O'Plums Steeplechase' contested, celebrating the harvest of the local produce, and at which former racecourse did the race originate?

No. 15

Which Derby winning jockey is shown below?

No. 16

Which present day racecourse issued the members badge shown below:-

No. 17

What was the first grey horse to win the St Leger and what were his owners colours?

No. 18

Which Welsh Grand National winning horses were trained by a trainer who also won the race as a jockey?

No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- GULLANE, 28 English Classics, Born 9th January 1820

Who is the personality?

No. 20 I am successful with a £1 win 4-horse accumulator and it pays me £210 which includes my stake. What were the prices of the 4 horses?


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:-