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 100th English 2000 Guineas?
No. 2 Which present day racecourse is closest in distance, by road, to MARKET DRAYTON (Town Hall)?
No. 3

How many times was Henry Cecil champion trainer?

No. 4

What weight did the horse shown below carry when winning the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury?

No. 5

Which horse was Captain Becher riding in the Grand National when he fell at his now famous Brook?

No. 6

Who rode the winner of the 100th English 1000 Guineas?

No. 7

Which present day racecourse is shown below?

No. 8

What colours were worn by the jockey aboard the 156th Epsom Derby winner?

No. 9

Where did the famous Scottish bookmaker John Banks make his first book?

No. 10

My successful £1 win double paid me £35 including my stake. What price were my 2 horses?

No. 11

Which St Leger winning jockey is shown below?

No. 12 Between 1901 and 2019 how many trainers have won their only Trainers Championship in the same year they trained their only Epsom Derby winner?
No. 13

Which present day racecourse issued the members badge shown below?

No. 14

Which horse won the Epsom Derby the last time 3 brothers all rode in the race without any of them riding the winner?

No. 15

Who won the Epsom Derby when Cesarewtich was down the field?

No. 16

Who trained the winner of the 100th (Official) Grand National?

No. 17

Whose racing colours are shown below?

No. 18 What price was the winner of the 100th St Leger?
No. 19

Three clues to a racing personality:- MERMAN, 'On your own', Born 10th August 1874

Who is the personality?

No. 20 My £1 win treble was successful and paid me £165 which includes my stake. What was the price of each of my 3 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:-