Racing Trivia

Blue Jeans
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Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:09 am

No takers for a trivia question? Okay, here goes ....

Name the only two fillies that won the Louisiana Derby ... and the year they won?
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Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:38 am

Carolyn A 1947

Grecian Princess 1964
Blue Jeans
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Ballerina wrote:Carolyn A 1947

Grecian Princess 1964
Correct answer. You must read the same articles I do! :lol:

Let's hope Ria Antonia makes it three!
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Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:07 pm

A tribute to Hollywood Park.

Only three fillies or mares have ever won the Hollywood Gold Cup. Name the horses and the year they won.
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Blue Jeans
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Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:54 pm

Blue Jeans wrote:A tribute to Hollywood Park.

Only three fillies or mares have ever won the Hollywood Gold Cup. Name the horses and the year they won.
Time's up!

Answer:
Happy Issue was the first in 1944, followed by Two Lea in 1952 and Princessnesian in 1968. Sadly, these will remain the only three!
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There is something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something, even when you ain't a thing. ~ Will Rogers
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Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:12 pm

Blue Jeans wrote:
Blue Jeans wrote:A tribute to Hollywood Park.

Only three fillies or mares have ever won the Hollywood Gold Cup. Name the horses and the year they won.
Time's up!

Answer:
Happy Issue was the first in 1944, followed by Two Lea in 1952 and Princessnesian in 1968. Sadly, these will remain the only three!
My trivia question has no time limit, and here is the question:

Name all the races in the Emirates World Series Racing Championships, which is a series of prestigious international horse races from different countries held in 1999, all the way thorough 2005, in chronological order.
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Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:46 am

So far, nobody has an answer to my trivia question:

Name all fourteen prestigious horse races in the Emirates World Series Racing Championships between 1999 and 2005 in chronological order, the Emirates World Series is a series of prestigious international horse races from different countries or places worldwide.
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Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:31 pm

The number of races included in the series didn't always include 14 races, so it's sort of an unanswerable question.
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Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:33 pm

If so, my trivia question would be :

Name all the races that are in the Emirates World Series Racing Championships.
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Dubai World Cup
Queen Elizabeth II Cup
Singapore Airlines International Cup
King George VI and QE Diamond Stakes
Arlington Million
United Arab Emirates Grosser Preis von Baden
Ireland the Food Island Irish Champion Stakes
Canadian International
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
The Cox Plate
Breeders' Cup Turf
Breeders' Cup Classic
Japan Cup
Hong Kong Cup
mchorseracecall
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Catalina wrote:Dubai World Cup
Queen Elizabeth II Cup
Singapore Airlines International Cup
King George VI and QE Diamond Stakes
Arlington Million
United Arab Emirates Grosser Preis von Baden
Ireland the Food Island Irish Champion Stakes
Canadian International
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
The Cox Plate
Breeders' Cup Turf
Breeders' Cup Classic
Japan Cup
Hong Kong Cup
Catalina, those are the correct answers to my trivia question.
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Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:57 pm

This incident forced the racing authorities to change the rules on coupled entries when one is scratched the other one to run for purse only.

Name the track and what happened to force them to change the rules.


Btw, i was there that night!! Hint.
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Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:47 pm

Since no one has posted .... 1981 at Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J.? No details given.

http://www.nytimes.com/1981/11/27/sport ... tries.html

>The rule change was made [for New York tracks] in response to a disturbance by fans at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J., several weeks ago when a horse they had considered the stronger half of an entry was scratched and the remaining half of the entry finished out of the money. The stewards ordered a refund an hour later, but many fans had discarded or cashed valid tickets by then. New Jersey and Pennsylvania have also revised their rules along the same lines.< [November 27, 1981]

>Under the new rule, which took effect yesterday [Nov. 26, 1981], if a horse that is part of a coupled entry or field is scratched after betting has begun, all bets on the entry or field will be refunded.<
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Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:34 pm

Blue Jeans wrote:Since no one has posted .... 1981 at Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J.? No details given.

http://www.nytimes.com/1981/11/27/sport ... tries.html

>The rule change was made [for New York tracks] in response to a disturbance by fans at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J., several weeks ago when a horse they had considered the stronger half of an entry was scratched and the remaining half of the entry finished out of the money.
Imagine the riot that would have ensued had someone other than Dave Johnson called the race!
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Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:42 pm

Angel Cordero was on the horse that got scratched! And i think they where 1/9 on the board. I did see some people set some garbage cans on fire. Another thing was that the horse got scratched while all the other horses where in the gate and no one had a chance to cancel their tickets! I bet against the entry so it made no difference to me!!
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Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:09 pm

Time to wake up this sleepy thread with a fairly easy one.

Who was the first female trainer to run a horse in the Kentucky Derby? What was the horses name, what year, and where did it place?

Also, what horse won the derby that year?


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Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:38 pm

WarBiscuit wrote:Time to wake up this sleepy thread with a fairly easy one.

Who was the first female trainer to run a horse in the Kentucky Derby? What was the horses name, what year, and where did it place?

Also, what horse won the derby that year?


WarBiscuit
Not sure if she's the first, but certainly my favorite was Shelly Riley with Casual Lies in 1992. "Stanley" came in 2nd to Lil E Tee. Proud moment for Northern California fans, particularly those at Pleasanton.
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Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:04 pm

WarBiscuit wrote:Time to wake up this sleepy thread with a fairly easy one.

Who was the first female trainer to run a horse in the Kentucky Derby? What was the horses name, what year, and where did it place?

Also, what horse won the derby that year?


WarBiscuit
1937 Mary Hirsch with No Sir ... finished 13th

War Admiral won the 1937 KD.
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Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:28 pm

Good work Blue Jeans! Mary Hirsch is right...

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Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:09 pm

Hew is my trivia question: Name all the racetracks owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated?
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