Hold your horses! This category is the Triple Crown of Horse Racing trivia. Place your bets and try some of these questions to see if you’re the favorite or the longshot.
Secretariat, who in 1973 became the first Triple Crown champion in twenty-five years It set new race records in two of the three events in the Series – the Kentucky Derby (1:59 2/5), and the Belmont Stakes (2:24) – records that still stand today. The other two non-humans on the list were also racehorses: Man o’ War at 84th and Citation at 97th.
MONDAY “BOMB SCARE”
First Saturday in May
Djibouti and Yemen
Oliver Barrett IV
THE “MONKEY CROUCH” POSITION – KNEES TUCKED UNDER CHIN, UPPER BODY LYING ALONG THE HORSE’S NECK
THEY ALL CAME 2ND IN THE GRAND NATIONAL
Epsom Derby, trampled by the king’s horse
At Belmont, white carnations are traditional. At the Preakness, yellow daisies are dabbed with black shoe polish to look like black eyed Susans – the Maryland state flower, which doesn’t bloom until a month after the big race
Monday, due to a bomb scare on Saturday
Aqueduct, New York
THREE YEARS OLD
WHIRLAWAY IN 1941: CITATION IN 1948
Win a race after death – heart failed during