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The World Cup And World Class Racing - Quiz

Horse racing, Football, UFC and Rugby League the theme for this week. Enjoy!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Breeder's Cup starts in America on Friday night with the world's best throughbreds competing to win in Del Mar. USA lead the winners count by a country mile having 232 winners. Ireland and GB having a combined winning total of 41 Breeder's Cup wins. Aiden O'Brien, high on setting the World Record for Group 1 winners, won the Breeder's Cup Turf in 2016 with which horse?

    • A.


    • B.

      Highland Reel

    • C.

      Decorated Knight

    • D.


    Correct Answer
    B. Highland Reel
    Seamie Heffernan gave Highland Reel a fantastic front running ride to win the mile and a half contest in 2016.

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  • 2. 

    The William Hill St Leger is one of the elite greyhound competitions in the calendar and continues on Saturday night with the semi-finals. It was run at Wembley Stadium 1928 to 1998 and moved to Wimbledon in 1999. Unfortunately Wimbledon dog track has closed down and so the event has had to move to a different track. Which track now hosts the William Hill St Leger?

    • A.

      Perry Bar

    • B.


    • C.


    • D.


    Correct Answer
    A. Perry Bar
    Ferryforth Fran was the last winner at Wimbledon in 2016 but with the track closing the race has been moved to Perry Bar.

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  • 3. 

    It's the first round "Proper" of the FA Cup this week. You can't beat the magic of the cup. Some recent giant killings over the years have provided some great entertainment. Can you select the FA Cup winners from the 21st Century.

    • A.

      Manchester United

    • B.


    • C.


    • D.


    • E.

      Manchester City

    • F.

      Tottenham Hotspur

    • G.


    • H.


    • I.

      Sheffield Wednesday

    • J.


    • K.


    • L.

      West Ham

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Manchester United
    B. Chelsea
    C. Arsenal
    D. Wigan
    E. Manchester City
    G. Portsmouth
    J. Liverpool
    In the last 17 years Chelsea and Arsenal have won 5 times, Liverpool and Manchester United twice and Manchester City, Wigan and Portsmouth make up the rest with one win.

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  • 4. 

    IIIIIIIIIIIITTTTTTT's TIIIIIIIIIIIIIIME!!! If you watch UFC you'll know what I mean. The UK have their first ever UFC champion and he defends his Middleweight belt on Saturday night against UFC God George St Pierre. GSP has not fought for a few years and is stepping up a weight class in an effort to become a UFC champion again. What is the name of the current Middleweight champion?

    • A.

      Michael Bisping

    • B.

      Luke Rockhold

    • C.

      Conor McGregor

    • D.

      Dan Henderson

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Bisping
    Michael Bisping from Clitheroe upset the odds defeating Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight belt and successfully defended against old time foe Dan Henderson in Manchester last year. (I was there it was amazing). He'll be hoping to defend again and stay as champion at Madison Square Garden at UFC 217.

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  • 5. 

    England continue their World Cup journey on Saturday when they face Lebanon on Saturday at a very reasonable time of 9.30am. England will want to bounce back from that disappointing loss to Australia and Lebanon won their first ever World Cup match defeating France 29-18. Lebanon scored a drop goal in the match but how many points do you get for a drop goal in Rugby League?

    • A.


    • B.


    • C.


    • D.


    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Unlike rugby union which is 3 points, in rugby league it is 1 point for a drop goal. That 1 point could prove massive at the end of the game though!

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