Ultimate Quiz On Horses & Horse Racing

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Horse Racing Quizzes & Trivia

The ultimate challenging quiz on Horse Racing


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  • 1. 
    Which definition best describes the horse racing term "head of the stretch"?
    • A. 

      Beginning Of The Straight Run For The Finish

    • B. 

      The First Stretch Of A Race

    • C. 

      Beginning Of The Last Turn For The Finish

    • D. 

      Working Or Racing With Moderate Effort

  • 2. 
    What is meant by the term "morning line" in the sport of horse racing?
    • A. 

      Approximate Odds Quoted Before Wagering Begins

    • B. 

      A Horse Who Runs Best In The Latter Part Of The Race, Coming From Off The Pace

    • C. 

      Horse Under Stout Restraint In A Race Or Workout

    • D. 

      Fastest Time For A Distance At A Particular Track

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      When A Horse Is Cleaned The Night Before A Race

    • B. 

      Money Paid To Start A Horse

    • C. 

      A Short Fast Workout, Usually A Day Or Two Before A Race, Designed To Sharpen A Horse's Speed

    • D. 

      Mutuel Pool, The Total Sum Bet On A Race Or A Particular Bet

  • 4. 
    Which definition best describes the horse racing term "steadied"?
    • A. 

      A Horse Being Tied To Another To Keep It From Running

    • B. 

      The Exercise A Horse Gets Before It Races

    • C. 

      The Jockey Stops The Horse During The Race So He Can't Finish, Usually Due To An Injury Or Equipment Problem

    • D. 

      A Horse Being Taken In Hand By His Rider, Usually Because Of Being In Close Quarters

  • 5. 
    What longshot went wire-to-wire in Breeders' Cup Distaff race in 2003?
    • A. 

      Adoration

    • B. 

      Take Charge Lady

    • C. 

      Buy The Sport

    • D. 

      Sightseek

  • 6. 
    What did jockey Julie Krone achieve in 2003?
    • A. 

      Broke A Track Record In A Breeders' Cup Race

    • B. 

      The First Female Jockey Entered In A Breeders' Cup Race

    • C. 

      Set Breeders' Cup Record For Most Wins

    • D. 

      The First Female Winner Of A Breeders' Cup Race

  • 7. 
    What Breeders' Cup race did Pleasantly Perfect win in 2003?
    • A. 

      Breeders' Cup Juvenile

    • B. 

      Breeders' Cup Distaff

    • C. 

      Breeders' Cup Classic

    • D. 

      Breeders' Cup Mile

  • 8. 
    Where did Citation win the race to become the first equine millionaire?
    • A. 

      Arlington Park

    • B. 

      Golden Gate Fields

    • C. 

      Hollywood Park

    • D. 

      Churchill Downs

  • 9. 
    What happened to Hollywood Park in 1949 to close it for the year and force racing over to Santa Anita Park?
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Union Strike

    • C. 

      Earthquake Damage

    • D. 

      Bankruptcy

  • 10. 
    How much did Churchill Downs, Inc. pay for Hollywood Park in 1999?
    • A. 

      640 Million Dollars

    • B. 

      40 Million Dollars

    • C. 

      14 Million Dollars

    • D. 

      140 Million Dollars

  • 11. 
    Who is the track announcer at Hollywood Park?
    • A. 

      Luke Kruytbosch

    • B. 

      Vic Stauffer

    • C. 

      Ed Burgart

    • D. 

      Rick Baedeker

  • 12. 
    Los Alamitos race course first started thoroughbred racing in what year?
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1927

  • 13. 
    Who designed Delaware Park?
    • A. 

      Ed Lyons

    • B. 

      Bertram Firestone

    • C. 

      Pete Dupont

    • D. 

      William Dupont, Jr

  • 14. 
    What can be said about a horse that breaks in front and sets the pace?
    • A. 

      The Horse Is "On The Daily Double March"

    • B. 

      The Horse Is A "Shoe In"

    • C. 

      The Horse Is A "Breeze"

    • D. 

      The Horse Is "On The Bill Daly"

  • 15. 
    When an asterisk * is used with a jockey's name or beside the weight a horse is to carry, what does it mean?
    • A. 

      An Apprentice Rider

    • B. 

      A Horse On Lasix

    • C. 

      The Favorite

    • D. 

      The Jockey Has Won Last Time Out

  • 16. 
    What is a style of riding where a jockey uses a much longer stirrup on the left or inside leg?
    • A. 

      Off Side Riding

    • B. 

      Southpaw Riding

    • C. 

      Acey-Duecy

    • D. 

      Left-Leggin

  • 17. 
    What is the first job usually given to a novice stable employee?
    • A. 

      Valet

    • B. 

      Plater

    • C. 

      Hot Walker

    • D. 

      Trainer's Assistant

  • 18. 
    What is the aisleway in a barn called?
    • A. 

      Dwelt

    • B. 

      Shedrow

    • C. 

      Halter

    • D. 

      Paddock

  • 19. 
    In the field of horse racing what are "bug boys"?
    • A. 

      Apprentice Jockeys

    • B. 

      Track Employees

    • C. 

      Riders Who Exercise The Horses

    • D. 

      Overweight Jockeys

  • 20. 
    How old is a horse that is called a "juvenile"?
    • A. 

      6 Months Old

    • B. 

      Three Year Old

    • C. 

      Two Years Old

    • D. 

      One Year Old

  • 21. 
    What is a "ridgeling"?
    • A. 

      Male Horse With One Or Both Undescened Testicles

    • B. 

      A Filly Over Five

    • C. 

      A Horse Who Has Never Won

    • D. 

      Male Horse With No Testicles

  • 22. 
    What is a male horse called who has been castrated?
    • A. 

      Ridgeling

    • B. 

      Filly

    • C. 

      Gelding

    • D. 

      Hot Walker

  • 23. 
    What track hosted the first commercially sponsored $100,000 race in the U.S. - the Pontiac Grand Prix?
    • A. 

      Churchill Downs

    • B. 

      Gulfstream Park

    • C. 

      Arlington Park

    • D. 

      Hollywood Park

  • 24. 
    At what track did Jack Van Berg become the first trainer to win 5,000 races?
    • A. 

      Sportsman's Park

    • B. 

      The Woodlands

    • C. 

      Arlington Park

    • D. 

      Kentucky Downs

  • 25. 
    At which track did Cigar win his 16th consecutive race to tie Citation's modern day record?
    • A. 

      Gulfstream Park

    • B. 

      Delta Downs

    • C. 

      Hollywood Park

    • D. 

      Arlington Park

  • 26. 
    What track's first public notice of establishment was reported in the May 27, 1874 edition of the Courier-Journal?
    • A. 

      Belmont Park

    • B. 

      Churchill Downs

    • C. 

      Hollywood Park

    • D. 

      Arlington Park

  • 27. 
    What borough of New York City is Aqueduct located?
    • A. 

      Brooklyn

    • B. 

      Staten Island

    • C. 

      Queens

    • D. 

      Manhattan

  • 28. 
    How big is the track at Churchill Downs?
    • A. 

      One 1/2 Mile, Oval

    • B. 

      One 1/8 Mile, Oval

    • C. 

      One 1/4 Mile, Oval

    • D. 

      One Mile, Oval

  • 29. 
    What track's street address is 700 Central Avenue?
    • A. 

      Belmont Park

    • B. 

      Gulfstream Park

    • C. 

      Churchill Downs

    • D. 

      Pimlico

  • 30. 
    What symbol does Churchill Downs Incorporated trade shares under?
    • A. 

      CHUD

    • B. 

      CHDN

    • C. 

      KDERB

    • D. 

      CDI