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Thursday, 13 December, 2018

The quiz: how much do you know about the week's hot topics?

Goodwood: festival provided lots of talking points
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Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them the seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on an eventful week in our quickfire quiz

1. Winter's Nassau victory provided Ryan Moore with a landmark number of Group/Grade 1 winners, how many has he now ridden?

A 50
B 75
C 100 
D 200

2. "But the problem is, in my humble opinion, without gelding him we wouldn't have the sprinter we now do."

Which horse improved for the cruellest cut?

A Battaash 
B Lancelot Du Lac
C Quench Dolly
D Scorching Heat

3. Hayley Turner will be back in the saddle full-time this winter in France, how much is she allowed to claim against her male rivals?

A 0.5kg
B 1kg
C 1.5kg
D 2kg 

4. Which jockey enjoyed his first success in the Galway Hurdle on Tigris River?

A David Mullins
B Bryan Cooper
C Barry Geraghty 
D Richard Johnson

5. A single mother in Cheshire won big at Goodwood last week. From a £4.52 bet, what was her payout?

A £187,465.26
B £246,238.73 
C £309,777,85
D ££67,431.22

6. Clerk of the course Seamus Buckley oversaw his last Goodwood festival this week, how many years has he been in the position?

A 20
B 21
C 22
D 23

Expert Eye: a hugely impressive winner at Glorious Goodwood last week

7. Expert Eye is favourite for the 2,000 Guineas after demolishing the field in the Vintage Stakes. When did trainer Sir Michael Stoute last win the Newmarket Classic?

A 1998
B 1999
C 2001 
D 2006

8. Punters had to work hard to find the winners at Goodwood on Tuesday, including 100-1 shot Thechildren’Strust. Who trained the outsider to victory?

A Eve Johnson Houghton
B William Knight
C Marcus Tregoning
D Gary Moore 

9. Who claimed top trainer and jockey honours at Goodwood?

A Mark Johnston/Ryan Moore 
B Sir Michael Stoute/Ryan Moore
C Mark Johnston/Silvestre de Sousa
D Sir Michael Stoute/Silvestre de Sousa

10. Dan Skelton reached 50 winners for the season last Friday, but which trainer holds the record for the quickest half-century in a jumps season?

A Paul Nicholls
B Nicky Henderson
C Martin Pipe
D Nigel Twiston-Davies

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1. C (100)
2. A (Battaash)
3. D (2kg)
4. C (Barry Geraghty)
5. B (£246,238.73 )
6. D (23)
7. C (2001)
8. D (Gary Moore)
9. A (Mark Johnston/Ryan Moore)
10. C (Martin Pipe)

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