Betfair Tingle Creek Chase Quiz: Test your smarts on the Sandown spectacle

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Sandown Park will host Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek Chase
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Can you Play Smart on our Betfair Tingle Creek Chase? Put your knowledge to the test by having a go at our 15 multiple choice questions ahead of Saturday's mouthwatering renewal...

The big race will be run at its regular home Sandown Park on Saturday afternoon, so to get you in the mood why not have a go at our Tingle Creek quiz. Challenge your friends, family and colleagues and see who can remember some of the great achievements by trainers, jockeys, and horses in the race's 39-year history.

And don't forget to tweet your final score to @BetfairRacing... if you get enough correct answers that is!

No cheating now, and good luck.

Question 1 of 15

In winning the 2008 renewal of the Tingle Creek with Master Minded, Paul Nicholls reached which career milestone as a trainer?

Question 2 of 15

What caused the abandonment of the 1983 Tingle Creek Chase, the only year the race hasn't been run?

Question 3 of 15

Flagship Uberalles won three consecutive Tingle Creeks from 1999 to 2001. What was unusual about the feat?

Question 4 of 15

Paul Nicholls has won the Tingle Creek on 10 occasions using eight different jockeys. Who didn't ride a winner of the race for the Betfair Ambassador?

Question 5 of 15

At 10-years-old, who is the oldest horse to win the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase?

Question 6 of 15

Ruby Walsh is a four-time Tingle Creek winning jockey. On how many different horses did he ride to success in the race?

Question 7 of 15

Ten of the last 11 Tingle Creek Chase winners went on to contest the Queen Mother Champion Chase later that season. Who was the exception?

Question 8 of 15

The Railway Fences and the Pond Fence are big features of the Betfair Tingle Creek but how many fences are jumped in total during the race?

Question 9 of 15

Apart from Paul Nicholls, which other trainer has won the Tingle Creek in three consecutive seasons?

Question 10 of 15

"I'm sick of saying he's the man, but he is." Name the jockey who gave his dual Tingle Creek winner a glowing reference live on TV

Question 11 of 15

Can you name the only amateur jockey ever to win a Tingle Creek Chase?

Question 12 of 15

After a superb win in the race, a commentator once said, "You never know, at this rate they'll be entering him in a 5f sprint", about which horse?

Question 13 of 15

The Tingle Creek Chase helped a boy from the city become a man. Can you name him?

Question 14 of 15

Which horse won the last renewal of the Tingle Creek while it was registered as a Handicap Chase?

Question 15 of 15

Kauto Star won back-to-back Tingle Creeks in 2005 & 2006 but which horse finished placed behind him in both races?


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