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Horse Racing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which track did racing begin in 1911?
    • A. 

      Monmouth Park

    • B. 

      Suffolk Downs

    • C. 

      Fonner Park

    • D. 

      Laurel Park

  • 2. 
    Which track had Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Harry James as initial share holders?
    • A. 

      Calder Race Course

    • B. 

      Aqueduct

    • C. 

      Atlantic City Race Course

    • D. 

      Meadowlands

  • 3. 
    Which track is nicknamed the Big A?
    • A. 

      Arlington Park

    • B. 

      Aqueduct

    • C. 

      Arapahoe Park

    • D. 

      Santa Anita Park

  • 4. 
    Which track's name means the woods in French?
    • A. 

      Les Bois Park

    • B. 

      Walla Walla

    • C. 

      Timonium

    • D. 

      Lethbridge

  • 5. 
    Which track survived a 25 year shutdown, a hurricane, and a horrific fire in it's long history?
    • A. 

      Pimlico Race Course

    • B. 

      Sunray Park

    • C. 

      Rockingham Park

    • D. 

      River Downs

  • 6. 
    Which track during its inaugural season had the namesake of one of the world's most famous horse races, Preakness run?
    • A. 

      Pimlico Race Course

    • B. 

      Hoosier Park

    • C. 

      Turfway Park

    • D. 

      Gulfstream Park

  • 7. 
    Which track are soybeans grown in the infield?
    • A. 

      The Woodlands

    • B. 

      Evangeline Downs

    • C. 

      Ellis Park

    • D. 

      Keeneland Race Course

  • 8. 
    Eclipse Award winner jockey Eddie Delahoussaye won his first race at which track?
    • A. 

      Fair Grounds

    • B. 

      Turfway Park

    • C. 

      Delta Downs

    • D. 

      Evangeline Downs

  • 9. 
    What track is doing a complete rebuild of its grandstand, clubhouse and course in 2004?
    • A. 

      Calder

    • B. 

      Gulfstream

    • C. 

      Tampa Bay Downs

    • D. 

      Belmont

  • 10. 
    What is the total capacity at Pimlico including infield?
    • A. 

      28,983 People

    • B. 

      18,983 People

    • C. 

      148,983 People

    • D. 

      98,983 People

  • 11. 
    What track held a Black-Eyed Susan Day event on May 14, 2004?
    • A. 

      Pimlico

    • B. 

      Sacramento

    • C. 

      Churchill Downs

    • D. 

      Gulfstream Park

  • 12. 
    Frank J. De Francis was President and chairman of the board of which track(s)?
    • A. 

      Belmont Park

    • B. 

      Laurel And Pimlico

    • C. 

      Calder Park And Gulfstream Park

    • D. 

      Santa Anita

  • 13. 
    What is the make up of the soil at Churchill Downs?
    • A. 

      Sandy Loam, 75% Sand, 25% Clay

    • B. 

      Sandy Loam, 75% Sand, 23% Silt, 2% Clay

    • C. 

      Sandy Loam, 98% Sand, 2% Clay

    • D. 

      Clay Loam, 75%Clay, 23% Silt, 2% Sand

  • 14. 
    What track is famous for the Twin Spires?
    • A. 

      Churchill Downs

    • B. 

      Del Mar

    • C. 

      Santa Anita

    • D. 

      Pimlico

  • 15. 
    What track runs the Black Tie Affair Handicap?
    • A. 

      Arlington Park

    • B. 

      Ellis Park

    • C. 

      Calder Race Course

    • D. 

      Hollywood Park

  • 16. 
    What park hosted nearly 1,000 dignitaries for a pre-opening party at the facility on August 30, 1994?
    • A. 

      Hoosier Park

    • B. 

      Ellis Park

    • C. 

      Tampa Bay Downs

    • D. 

      Gulfstream Park

  • 17. 
    What track is considered Kentucky's summer home for Thoroughbred racing?
    • A. 

      Ellis Park

    • B. 

      Suffolk Downs

    • C. 

      Laurel Park

    • D. 

      Turfway Park

  • 18. 
    What racetrack is built on the site of Green River Island?
    • A. 

      Hoosier Park

    • B. 

      Woodbine

    • C. 

      Ellis Park

    • D. 

      Dayton Days

  • 19. 
    What track holds the $50,000 Minnesota Oaks race?
    • A. 

      Canterbury Park

    • B. 

      Horsemen's Park

    • C. 

      Sunland Park

    • D. 

      Golden Gate Fields

  • 20. 
    What track is located in Shakopee, which is named for the Sioux Indian chief?
    • A. 

      Oak Tree

    • B. 

      Delaware Park

    • C. 

      Canterbury Park

    • D. 

      River Downs

  • 21. 
    What track is located adjacent to the Ohio River, and is easily accessible by boat?
    • A. 

      Columbus Races

    • B. 

      Aqueduct

    • C. 

      River Downs

    • D. 

      Portland Meadows

  • 22. 
    Retama Park commenced its inaugural meet on April 7, 1995, what is "Retama"?
    • A. 

      Green-Limbed Small Tree

    • B. 

      A Minnesota City

    • C. 

      A River

    • D. 

      A Mountain Range

  • 23. 
    Which horse won the 2014 Kentucky Derby?
    • A. 

      Vicar's In Trouble

    • B. 

      Uncle Sigh

    • C. 

      California Chrome

    • D. 

      Medal Count

  • 24. 
    What track runs the $50,000 Frontier Handicap?
    • A. 

      Thistledown

    • B. 

      Belmont Park

    • C. 

      Great Lakes Downs

    • D. 

      River Downs

  • 25. 
    Where is the Pomona Derby held?
    • A. 

      Solano County Fair

    • B. 

      Hollywood Park

    • C. 

      Santa Rosa

    • D. 

      Fairplex Park

  • 26. 
    At what track did jockey Bill Shoemaker win four of the nine stakes offered in its initial season?
    • A. 

      Fair Meadows

    • B. 

      Oak Tree

    • C. 

      Calder Race Course

    • D. 

      Fairplex Park

  • 27. 
    Where is the Virginia Derby held?
    • A. 

      Emerald Downs

    • B. 

      Turfway Park

    • C. 

      Woodbine

    • D. 

      Colonial Downs

  • 28. 
    Victory Gallop, the 1998 Belmont Stakes winner, won a pair of stakes at age two at which track?
    • A. 

      Meadowlands

    • B. 

      Colonial Downs

    • C. 

      Delaware Park

    • D. 

      Oaklawn Park

  • 29. 
    In a jumper class of horse racing, where is the red flag located?
    • A. 

      3 Feet From The Jump

    • B. 

      Left Top Of The Standard

    • C. 

      Right Top Of The Standard

    • D. 

      Next To The Number On The Left

  • 30. 
    The 2007 Preakness Stakes was won by which chestnut stallion?
    • A. 

      Hard Spun

    • B. 

      Curlin

    • C. 

      Street Sense

    • D. 

      King Of The Roxy