Melbourne Cup

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  • 1. 
    What year did the Cup first run?
    • A. 

      1904

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1930

  • 2. 
    How far do the horses have to run?
    • A. 

      32m

    • B. 

      32km

    • C. 

      3200m

    • D. 

      3Km

  • 3. 
    The 2010 Melbourne Cup Winner was..
    • A. 

      Americain

    • B. 

      Phar Lap

    • C. 

      Makybe Diva

    • D. 

      Ultrawon

  • 4. 
    Last years winner took home how much prize money?
    • A. 

      $300 000

    • B. 

      $330 000

    • C. 

      $3 000 000

    • D. 

      $3 300 000

  • 5. 
    The first Melbourne Cup Ultranet challenges will be released
    • A. 

      Monday 31st October

    • B. 

      Tuesday 1st November

    • C. 

      Friday 28th October

    • D. 

      Monday 24th October

  • 6. 
    The Cup takes plave in the Melbourne suburb of
    • A. 

      Footscray

    • B. 

      Flemington

    • C. 

      Flinders

    • D. 

      Fletcher

  • 7. 
    How old must the horse be to compete?
    • A. 

      At least 1 year old

    • B. 

      At least 3 years old

    • C. 

      At least 3 years old

    • D. 

      At least 8 years old

  • 8. 
    The present record holder is the 1990 winner Kingston Rule with a time of ....
    • A. 

      1min 16.3sec.

    • B. 

      10min 16.3sec.

    • C. 

      7min 16.3sec.

    • D. 

      3min 16.3sec

  • 9. 
    2010 marks an anniversary for the Melbourne cup, how many years?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      125

    • D. 

      150

  • 10. 
    The first female jockey entred the Melbourne cup in...
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      1903

    • C. 

      1953

    • D. 

      Never