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Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:46 pm
by Raven
On Belmont Park's opening day in 1905 there was a dead heat in the Metropolitan Handicap.

Name the two horses!

btw they where running clockwise!

Re: Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:24 am
by PJMIII
Raven wrote:On Belmont Park's opening day in 1905 there was a dead heat in the Metropolitan Handicap.

Name the two horses!

btw they where running clockwise!



Race King & Sysonby

Re: Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:49 am
by Raven
That's correct!

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:13 pm
by Raven
There was a triple dead heat in a major handicap race!

Name the race.




As far as i know it's the only triple dh in a major race!

Re: Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:17 am
by Blue Jeans
Raven wrote:There was a triple dead heat in a major handicap race!

Name the race.




As far as i know it's the only triple dh in a major race!


The Carter Handicap 1944 ... when Brownie, Bossuet and Wait A Bit crossed the finish line at the same time.

ETA: Triple dead heat photo at bottom of info section on Wait A Bit's pedigreequery ....

http://www.pedigreequery.com/wait+a+bit

Re: Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:34 am
by Raven
Yes. The Carter it is!!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:19 am
by Blue Jeans
Name the horse that became the first million-dollar-winning horse by winning his final start, the Hollywood Gold Cup, and in what year?

Re: Racing Trivia

PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:49 pm
by Raven
Citation. 1950

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:03 am
by WaquoitNBroadBrush
What links the racehorses Shafter V and Patchy Groundfog?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:44 am
by Ballerina
WaquoitNBroadBrush wrote:What links the racehorses Shafter V and Patchy Groundfog?


Bill Shoemaker? 1st and last rides.