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The Greatest U.S. Thoroughbreds

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The Greatest US Thoroughbreds game quiz
"A quiz on great thoroughbred champions. The majority of this quiz asks questions about thoroughbred breeding."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. A foal, who later was named Bold Ruler, was born at Claiborne Farms on April 6th, 1954. Another horse, who later became a champion, was born a half hour earlier at the same farm. Which horse was it?
    Northern Dancer
    Round Table
    Raise a Native
    Fleet Nasrullah


2. Which of the three legs of the Triple Crown did Bold Ruler win in 1957?
    Preakness
    Belmont
    Kentucky Derby
    he didn't win any of the Triple Crown races


3. The 1970s saw three race horses win the Triple Crown. Which of these horse's bloodlines could not be traced to Bold Ruler?
    Secretariat
    All three were descendents of Bold Ruler
    Seattle Slew
    Affirmed


4. Raise a Native, was also considered one of the greatest American stallions in history. Which of the following horses was not sired by Raise a Native?
    Mr. Prospector
    Nijinsky II
    Alydar
    Exclusive Native


5. Which leg of the Triple Crown did Northern Dancer fail to win?
    Kentucky Derby
    Belmont
    Preakness
    Northern Dancer won the Triple Crown


6. Of the three Triple Crown winners in the 1970s, which horse was most successful at stud?
    They all failed
    Secretariat
    Seattle Slew
    Affirmed


7. Which great Californian stallion sired Flying Paster, Golden Act, and Ancient Title?
    Don B.
    Fleet Nasrullah
    Gummo
    Native Diver


8. Affirmed got the best of Alydar during their illustrious racing careers, but Alydar proved to be much better than Affirmed as a sire. How many Kentucky Derby winners did Alydar sire?
    0
    3
    2
    1


9. Which horse was the first to win a Breeders Cup race, and then sire three Breeders Cup winners?
    Answer: ( One Word)


10. Which of these Breeders Cup Classic winners were sired by 1985 Breeders Cup Mile winner, Cozzene?
    Wild Again
    A.P. Indy
    Alphabet Soup
    Unbridled


11. Smarty Jones, the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, is the son of which horse?
    Danzig
    Elusive Quality
    Sharp Cat
    Deputy Minister


12. Which of these four sons of Alydar won the Breeders Cup Classic?
    Strike the Gold
    Turkoman
    Easy Goer
    Alysheba


13. Which of these decades saw the most Triple Crown winners?
    1940s
    1970s
    1930s
    1950s


14. Which horse was the first thoroughbred to defeat two Triple Crown winners in the same race?
    J.O. Tobin
    Conquistador Cielo
    Exceller
    Coastal


15. During his career, this horse set or equaled eight track records at seven different tracks. At the age of three he won the 1979 Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, and was undefeated at the age of four. Which horse is it?
    Pleasant Colony
    Gato Del Sol
    Genuine Risk
    Spectacular Bid


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