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 Friday to

No. 1 Which horse won the inaugural 1000 Guineas in 1814?
No. 2 Who partnered Grand National to a Grand National victory?
No. 3

Which Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe winning jockey is pictured below?

No. 4 In which year did the greatest number of horses complete the Aintree Grand National?
No. 5

I have a £1 win treble, the first winning at 7/2, the second at 11/4. I collected £44.30, including my stake. What was the SP of my other winner?

No. 6

Which racecourse is shown below?

No. 7 How many times did Jonjo O'Neill win the National Hunt Jockeys Championship?
No. 8

How many horses contested the 1814 St Leger?

No. 9

Which Classic winning racehorse, beaten only once in 18 races, is shown below?

No. 10 Who is the only racehorse to have won the Champion Hurdle and Cheltenham Gold Cup?
No. 11

Who trained the winner of the 1814 Epsom Derby?

No. 12 All 4 of my selections in a £1 Yankee are successful. Their prices were 2/1, 5/2, 7/2 and 8/1. What percentage of my overall return, including my stake, was from the 4 trebles in my bet?
No. 13 Which was the first horse to complete the Autumn Double and who rode the horse in each of the 2 races?
No. 14

Whose apricot racing colours are shown below?

No. 15 Who was the racing character Peter Carl Mackay better known as?
No. 16 Who was the first horse to win both the Epsom Derby and Irish Derby?
No. 17

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

No. 18 Who sired the winner of the 1814 2000 Guineas?
No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- BLUE PETER, LAYTON, Born 27th December 1887

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 1814, 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:-