1000 & 2000 Guineas Quiz: Test your knowledge on the Newmarket Classics

Question 1 of 10

How many times has Betfair Ambassador Ryan Moore won the 2000 Guineas?

Question 2 of 10

King of the fillies Henry Cecil trained six 1000 Guineas winners in a 20-year spell from 1979 but which one won the Fillies' Triple Crown?

Question 3 of 10

Legendary jockey Lester Piggott rode his final 2000 Guineas winner in 1992, when did he ride his first?

Question 4 of 10

Which horse finished last in the 2015 running of the 1000 Guineas before springing a huge shock by winning the Epsom Oaks?

Question 5 of 10

Nureyev was the last 2000 Guineas winner to be disqualified following a stewards' inquiry. Who was awarded the race?

Question 6 of 10

Kieren Fallon rode the winner of the 1000 Guineas four times for three different trainers. Which trainer did he ride two winners for?

Question 7 of 10

Which French-trained winner of the 2000 Guineas was described as "absolutely pulling double" during the commentary of his winning race?

Question 8 of 10

Who trained the last of Godolphin's three 1000 Guineas winners?

Question 9 of 10

Frankel produced a stunning performance to win the 2011 running of the 2000 Guineas but how many lengths clear was he 'at the bushes'?

Question 10 of 10

In British pounds, how much prize money was on offer for the first staging of the 1000 Guineas in 1814?

The first two Classics of the season would usually be run this weekend, so to keep your racing juices flowing have a go at our 10-question quiz on the Newmarket Guineas...

Some of the best three-year-old colts and fillies from around Europe would normally be chasing Classic glory this weekend, with both the 1000 and 2000 Guineas setting some thoroughbreds on the path to stardom.

The Charlie Appleby-trained Pinatubo, unbeaten in his six career starts, earned a rating of 128 as a two-year-old, the highest rating given to a horse that age for over 25 years, and he would have started hot favourite to land Saturday's 2000 Guineas. The fillies equivalent looked more of an open contest, but for now these three=year-olds have been denied their chance on the big stage.

But that won't stop us thinking about the Guineas this weekend, and what better way to remember some of the all time greats than to try our 10-question multiple choice quiz on the first two Classics of the season.

Mike Norman,

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