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Racing Ahead

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5 racing festivals Doncaster St. L├ęger; Royal Ascot, Cheltenham festival; Aintree Grand National; Epsom Derby Meeting; Newmarket Guineas meeting; Glorious Goodwood, British Champions Day; York Ebor
what did the winners of early races win? gold and silver bells
who is the famous descendant of Byerley Arabian Eclipse
how has the thoroughbred changed over time it has got faster over shorter distances and more regal and matures earlier.
What are the diferent jobs you can do in the racing industry instead of a jokey work rider, grounds men, racecourse officials, valets, trainers ,stable staff, stud staff .
Name 3 major jump races Cheltenham gold cup - Queen mother champion chase - Grand National - Champion Hurdle
Name 3 major flat races Gold cup - king George VI and queen Elizabeth stakes - Champion stakes - Dewhurst stakes
what is the classics? it is 5 races set up by the jokey club between 1776 and 1814 for 3year olds
what are the 5 classics? 2.000 G - 1.000 G - oaks - derby - St. Leger
what are the 2 places you can be train how to become a jockey NRC Northern Racing College and BRS British Racing School
how many organizations are there for jockeys in the racing industry and what are they ? there are 3 and they are AJA amateur jockeys association - IJF injured jockeys fund - PJA professional jockeys association
What are the 3 different types of racing ? Flat - Jump racing ( National Hunt )- Point to Point
Where is the Grand National held at > Aintree- most famous national hunt race in the World
What is a bumper race it is for jump horses but flat and no jumps to get them used to the racing aspect
Differences between a hurdle and a steeple chase When horses jump over hurdles which are about 3 and a half feet high and smaller than jumps in a steeplechase. A steeple chase, the horse jumps over a steeple fence (4 ft 6 ) and larger obstacles and can include plain open dich and water jumps.
What is a dual racecourse name 2 in the UK? it is a racecourse the does both jump and flat 1.Ascot 2.ayr
name 3 flat racecourses in the UK 1. Bath 2. Epsom 3. Newmarket
Which is the oldest classic in the world ? The St Leger
Which 2 classics are fillies only? 1.000 Guineas Oaks
What is the triple crown and which horse was the last to do it ? the triple crown is when u win 3 whichis only for colts -the 2000 guineas the derby and St.Leger the last horse to win the triple crown was Nijinsky in 1970.
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