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 trained the winner of the 1900 Epsom Derby?
No. 2 Which present day racecourse is closest in distance, by road, to WELLS CATHEDRAL?
No. 3

Which 6 times Classic winning jockey is pictured below?

No. 4 Which horse, owner, trainer and jockey won the Grand National the year only 2 horses finished?
No. 5

I have a £1 each way double (win to win and place to place) and they both win at 5/1 and 6/1, what is my total return, including my stake money?

No. 6

Which present day racecourse is shown below?

No. 7 I have a £1 each way double (each way all each way) and they both win at 5/1 and 6/1, what is my total return, including my stake money?
No. 8

A P McCoy has won the National Hunt Jockeys Championship 20 times, and Richard Johnson was runner-up on 16 of those occasions. Which jockeys were runners-up on the other 4 occasions?

No. 9

Which Classic winning racehorse, foaled in 1897, is shown below?

No. 10 Which is the only horse to have won the Ascot Gold Cup 4 times?
No. 11

Which English city saw its racecourse close in 1935 and another open in 2015?

No. 12 Who trained the only horse to win the Cesarewitch twice?
No. 13 In which large village is the training establishment of Seven Barrows?
No. 14

Whose Classic winning racing colours are shown below?

No. 15 Who bred the winner of the 1900 2000 Guineas?
No. 16 I back 3 horses in a treble, all of them winning at 6/4 fav, 1/2 fav and 3/1. My friend has a single bet on a different horse and it also wins. We get exactly the same returns. What was the starting price of his horse?
No. 17

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

No. 18 Which horse was the shortest priced winner of the St Leger?
No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- Martinstown Stud, Istabraq, Born 10th March 1951

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 1900, 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:-