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Top 20 most intriguing Horse Racing trivia questions to ask using LivePolls

Welcome to the exciting world of Horse Racing! This trivia template will put your knowledge about the sport to the test. Horse Racing has been around for centuries and is one of the oldest organized sports. The earliest known record of a horse racing event was from 2,000 BC, making it one of the oldest sports still in practice today. Horse racing offers thrills, surprises, and excitement as the action unfolds. From Kentucky Derby to the Grand National, horse racing has captivated audiences for generations. Whether you’re a fan or an expert, put your knowledge to the test and get ready to see who can be crowned the horse racing trivia champion!

1) Who was the first jockey to win six consecutive Triple Crown races?

  • Steve Cauthen
  • Bill Hartack
  • Eddie Arcaro
  • Willie Shoemaker

2) What is the distance of the Kentucky Derby?

  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 1 1/2 miles
  • 2 miles

3) What is the name of the trophy awarded to the winner of the Kentucky Derby?

  • The Preakness Trophy
  • The Derby Oaks Trophy
  • The Kentucky Oaks Trophy
  • The Kentucky Derby Trophy

4) In which country did horse racing originate?

  • China
  • Germany
  • England
  • India

5) Which is the most prestigious horse race in the United States?

  • Arkansas Derby
  • Breeders Cup Classic
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Preakness Stakes

6) What is a Furlong?

  • A measurement of speed
  • A unit of time
  • A measure of distance
  • A measure of energy

7) What is a Gelding?

  • A type of saddle
  • A male horse with no testicles
  • A female horse with no testicles
  • A type of jockey

8) What does "Maiden" refer to in horse racing?

  • A female jockey
  • A horse with no wins
  • An untried horse
  • A horse under two years old

9) What is the Breeders Cup?

  • A race for all breeds
  • An international competition
  • An American event
  • A year-end championship

10) What is a Stakes Race?

  • A handicap race
  • A race with high prize money
  • A type of racing saddle
  • A race with a limited number of starters

11) What is the Kentucky Oaks?

  • A race for fillies
  • A race for mares
  • A race for colts
  • A handicap race

12) What is the minimum age for a jockey?

  • 14
  • 16
  • 18
  • 21

13) Which is the longest horse race in the world?

  • Grand National Steeplechase
  • Dubai World Cup
  • The Mongol Derby
  • The Belmont Stakes

14) Who is the only three-time winner of the Breeders Cup Classic?

  • Cigar
  • Holy Bull
  • Smarty Jones
  • Seattle Slew

15) Who was the youngest jockey to win the Kentucky Derby?

  • Steve Cauthen
  • Calvin Borel
  • Pat Day
  • Bill Shoemaker

16) What is the fastest speed a horse can gallop?

  • 33 mph
  • 43 mph
  • 53 mph
  • 63 mph

17) What is the name of the jockey who won the Triple Crown in 2015?

  • Victor Espinoza
  • Calvin Borel
  • Jerry Bailey
  • Bill Shoemaker

18) What is the name of the horse that won the Triple Crown in 2015?

  • Secretariat
  • Citation
  • Seattle Slew
  • American Pharoah

19) What is the name of the race for 3-year-olds that must be won in order to win the Triple Crown?

  • Preakness Stakes
  • Belmont Stakes
  • Kentucky Oaks
  • Queen's Plate

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