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Which celebrated horse is buried near a flagpole in the infield
of Belmont Park?
c. The Bard
Ruffian - Ruffian was euthanized after breaking her leg.
How long is the Belmont Stakes course?
a. A mile and a quarter
b. A mile
c. Two miles
d. A mile and a half
A mile and a half - This is the longest leg of the Triple Crown.
Where is the Preakness Stakes held?
a. Arcadia, California
b. Baltimore, Maryland
c. Louisville, Kentucky
d. Elmont, New York
Baltimore, Maryland - This race is held on the third Saturday in May. This is the second leg of the
Who was the first horse to win The American Triple Crown?
a. Seattle Slew
c. War Admiral
d. Sir Barton
Sir Barton - Sir Barton won the Triple Crown in 1919.
Who was the first horse to win The Triple Tiara?
a. Open Mind
b. Chris Evert
d. Dark Mirage
Dark Mirage - Dark Mirage won the title in 1968.
What is the last leg of the English Triple Crown?
a. The 2,000 Guineas Stakes
b. The Queen’s Plate
c. The St. Leger Stakes
d. The Epsom Derby
The St. Leger Stakes - This race is open to three-year-old fillies and colts.
In 1970, which horse won The English Triple Crown?
b. Sea Bird
c. High top
d. St. Paddy
Nijinsky - This horse was Canadian bred. His sire was Northern Dancer.
The Royal Ascot is one of Britain's biggest racing events.
Which royal founded this race?
a. Queen Victoria
b. Queen Anne
c. King Edward
d. Henry the Eighth
Queen Anne - This race is held in the town of Ascot, Berkshire.
In 2013, which of Queen Elizabeth's horses won the Gold Cup at
Estimate - This filly went off at seven to two.
Which famous person was killed on the track at the Epsom Derby?
a. Lady Beatrice
b. Emily Davison
c. Emily Dickenson
d. Margret Thatcher
Emily Davison - She stepped onto the track to get a better view. She was hit by the King's horse and
died four days later.
Which horse race uses the tagline "The race that stops a
a. The Queen’s Plate
b. The Ascot
c. The Melbourne Cup
d. The Kentucky Derby
The Melbourne Cup - The Melbourne Cup is held on turf.
In 2012, which horse won the Melbourne Cup?
a. Media Puzzle
b. Might and Power
d. Green Moon
Green Moon - The prize money that year was $6, 200, 000.
Which country holds The Queen's Plate?
Canada - This race is held at woodbine.
Who won the Queen's plate in 2013?
b. Mike Fox
c. Big Red Mike
d. Midnight Aria
Midnight Aria - Midnight Arai posted a time of 2:04:72.
What is the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown?
a. Cox Plate
b. The Belmont
c. Prince of Wales Stakes
d. The Breeder's Stake
Prince of Wales Stakes - The event is held in Fort Erie.
Which race is dubbed "The world's richest horse race"?
a. The Ascot
b. The Melbourne Cup
c. Dubai world Cup
d. The Breeder’s Cup
Dubai world Cup - In 1012, the purse was listed at 10 million dollars.
Where is the Meydan Racecourse?
Dubai - This racetrack is located in Dubai. The Dubai World cup is normally held on the last Saturday in
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