• TEST YOUR RACING KNOWLEDGE

  • 1. In which of the following Irish racecourses does Jump (National Hunt) racing not take place?
    Leopardstown
    The Curragh
    Fairyhouse
    Cork
    2. In racing, the term “the going” refers to
    The ground conditions
    The wind conditions
    The number of horses in the race
    The direction that the horses run in a race
    3. A racehorse’s parents are usually referred to as:
    The horse’s colt and filly
    The horse’s gelding and filly
    The horse’s stallion and filly
    The horse’s sire and dam
    4. The term “noseband” is used to refer to
    A strap attached onto the bridle that goes around the horse’s nose
    A part of the jockey’s helmet that protects their nose
    A piece of equipment attached to the horse’s bit
    A piece of equipment a jockey can attach their mask to
    5. A thoroughbred breeder, could be described as
    The person, stud farm or organisation that owns a stallion but does not own the mare or did not take part in the mating selection
    The person, stud farm or organisation that looked after the foal when it was first born but does not own either the foal, mare, or stallion
    The person, stud farm or organisation that bred the horse (owned it when it was born and were responsible for the mating selection)
    The person, stud farm or organisation that prepares a young horse for auction sales does not own either the foal, mare, or stallion
    6. Where is Fairyhouse Racecourse located?
    Kildare
    Offaly
    Carlow
    Meath
    7. Aidan O’Brien & Ryan Moore are predominantly associated with...
    Flat racing
    Jump racing
    8. Gordon Elliott & Jack Kennedy are predominantly associated with...
    Flat racing
    Jump racing

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