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 horse won the 1966 Epsom Derby?
No. 2 Which present day racecourse is closest in distance, by road, to ALTON (All Saints Church), HAMPSHIRE?
No. 3

A HEINZ involves 6 horses, but covers how many bets?

No. 4 Who sired the winner of the 1966 2000 Guineas?
No. 5

Paddy Power offered 1/6th odds a place for the first 6 in a handicap. I have £1 each way on a 66/1 horse which finished 6th. What was my total return, including my stake?

No. 6

Which Classic winning jockey is shown below?

No. 7

Which present day racecourse is shown below?

No. 8

Which other Classic race did the 1966 Epsom Oaks winner also win?

No. 9

What price was Arkle when winning his third consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup?

No. 10

The racehorse below is shown winning the first occasion an important race was televised. Name the horse.

No. 11

Who owned the winner of the 1966 St Leger and what was its Tote win dividend?

No. 12 I have a £1 win HEINZ on 6 horses and they all win at 6/4, 4/6, 6/5, 5/6, 6/1 and 16/1. What was my total return, including my stake?
No. 13 How many times has the Champion Hurdle been owner trained?
No. 14

Which horse finished 6th in the 2016 Lincoln Handicap and what was its starting price?

No. 15 Which former Scottish racecourse closed its gates for the last time on 10th April 1965?
No. 16

Whose racing colours are shown below:-

No. 17

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

No. 18 John Gosden leads the way in winning a particularly difficult Handicap 5 times (1994, 2007, 2008, 2018, 2019). Which Handicap?
No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- HAMBLETON LODGE, CHARLES, Born 24th March 1910

Who is the personality?

No. 20 Which 12/1 horse finished 6th, beaten 6 lengths, in the 1996 Cesarewitch?


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:-