Betfair Hurdle Quiz: Test your smarts on the February spectacle

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Can you Play Smart on the Betfair Hurdle? Put your knowledge to the test by having a crack at these 10 questions...

With the ultra competitive Grade 3 contest coming up at Ascot this 'Betfair Super Saturday', what better way to get into the spirit by testing your Betfair Hurdle knowledge? There are 10, multiple-choice questions of varying degrees of difficulty. Don't worry about taking your time answering as there's no time limit.

Every time someone completes the quiz, we'll make a donation to the Injured Jockeys' Fund - with extra bonuses for good scores - so make sure you share your final score to @Betfair.

Good luck.

Question 1 of 10

We'll start off with an easy one - which Amy Murphy trained-runner won the Betfair Hurdle last year?

Question 2 of 10

The permanent home of the Betfair Hurdle is Newbury, but can you name the racecourse that staged the inaugural running of the race?

Question 3 of 10

Which Paul Nicholls-trained runner hit 100.0 on the Exchange in-running before winning the 2012 Betfair Hurdle?

Question 4 of 10

Can you name the last Champion Hurdle winner that had previously won a version of the Betfair Hurdle?

Question 5 of 10

And now can you name the only female jockey to ride the winner of a Betfair Hurdle?

Question 6 of 10

Which well-known jockey won back-to-back renewals of the race on Large Action and Mysilv in the mid 1990s?

Question 7 of 10

Two trainers have won the race more than once in the last 10 outings. Nigel Twiston-Davies was one; who was the other?

Question 8 of 10

The brilliant AP McCoy won the race on three occasions but on which of his winners did he finish runner-up on in the same race two years later?

Question 9 of 10

Remarkably, the oldest winner of the race is also the joint-youngest winner of the race. What is the name of the horse in question?

Question 10 of 10

How short did Bothy trade on the Exchange when losing to Recession Proof in an enthralling finish in 2011?


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