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Steeplechase: Quiz


Question 1: The 4 mile race, organised by Thomas Coleman of ________, was run from Bury Orchard, Harlington in Bedfordshire to the Obelisk in Wrest Park, Bedfordshire.
St AlbansHarpendenHemel HempsteadHatfield, Hertfordshire

Question 2: ________ has a long history of jumps racing which was introduced by British settlers.
BarbadosCanadaUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 3: The equestrian sport of ________ has a steeplechase phase, which is held in its "classic" or "long format".
Show jumpingDressageEventingEquestrianism

Question 4: It is held the last Saturday of April at Brooklandwood, a farm and estate in Mineral Springs, North Carolina, about 20 miles (32 km) from ________.
Charlotte metropolitan areaCharlotte, North CarolinaDurham, North CarolinaRaleigh, North Carolina

Question 5: In the UK and Ireland the official term now used for the sport is ________.
Aintree RacecourseCheltenham RacecourseNational Hunt racingHorseracing in Great Britain

Question 6: In the 20th century the northern states of Queensland and ________ phased out all jumps racing.
New South WalesAustraliaVictoria (Australia)Tasmania

Question 7: Edmund Blake, racing four miles (6 km) cross-country from ________ Church to St.
ButtevantMallow, County CorkCounty CorkDoneraile

Question 8: This was the result of a federal senate select committee inquiry into ________ in 1991, which concluded that jumps racing should be phased out on the grounds of cruelty.
Animal welfareAnimal testingBlood sportAnimal rights

Question 9: Leger Church in Doneraile, in Cork, ________.
Irish peopleNorthern IrelandIrelandWales

Question 10: More recently Karasi has won the Nakayama Grand Jump, the world's richest jumps race held in ________, three times.
United KingdomJapanCanadaCambodia


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