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 Who owned the 1977 Epsom Oaks winner?
No. 2 Which present day racecourse is closest in distance, by road, to MIDDLEHAM?
No. 3 How many bets are there in a Goliath, involving 8 horses?
No. 4 Who rode the 1977 Epsom Derby winner?
No. 5

The largest Epsom Derby field was 34 runners. Which horse won the race?

No. 6 If I have a £1 Patent, 3x£1 singles, 3x£1 doubles and a £1 treble, and all 3 win at 9/2, 11/2 and 13/2, what is my total return including stake money?
No. 7 Who trained the 1977 2000 Guineas winner?
No. 8

Which legendary Irish jockey is shown below?

No. 9

Which racecourse is shown below?

No. 10 Who is the most recent serving Prime Minister to own an Epsom Derby winner whilst still in office, and what is the name of the most recent horse which gave him that victory?
No. 11

Which Gold Cup and Grand National winner, foaled in 1927, is shown below?

No. 12 I had a £1 win accumulator on 4 horses which all won. The first won at 4/1, the second at 13/2, the third at 8/1. When I collected my winnings, including stake money, I received £1,462.50. What was the starting price of my final winner?
No. 13 Which horse won the first Grand National to be held at AINTREE Racecourse after 1916?
No. 14

Whose Grand National and Champion Hurdle winning racing colours are shown below?

No. 15 Which is the most recent Irish racecourse to have closed permanently?
No. 16 Where was the 1944 Derby run?
No. 17

The members badge shown below was issued by which present day racecourse?

No. 18 Who sired the 1977 1000 Guineas winner?
No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- CHRISTMAS, First name ARTHUR, Born 7th May 1914

Who is the personality?

No. 20 If I had a £1 win 5 horse accumulator at starting price on all 5 English Classic winners in 1977, what was my total return, including stake?


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:-