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Report jmdc December 24, 2015 3:00 PM GMT
Wednesday it was advertised for.
Report jed.davison December 24, 2015 3:11 PM GMT
It was easy Alun. You didn't miss anything.
Report alun2005 December 24, 2015 3:29 PM GMT
Cheers.
Report zipper December 24, 2015 3:33 PM GMT
alun all these phone ins  are like that   take  come dancing they make millions out of phone inns dont really matter who wins they do
Report zipper December 24, 2015 3:51 PM GMT
nothing to do with racing the 2 most successful shows re telephone votes are strictly & simon cowell stuff. they pull millions .on each panel there are 4 judges .don't think they are there for a fee they get a cut of the phone votes
Report flyguard December 25, 2015 7:05 PM GMT
Easy???????????????????
What are the answers to 4, 13 and 21 then?
Report saddo December 25, 2015 8:36 PM GMT
Zippo in another dimension agin, rofl.
Report Flippit December 26, 2015 7:10 PM GMT
Agree that it was easy for the most part, but having absolutely no luck with the question about 'The Potentate'. I've usually completed this well before Christmas........ not this year
Report waywardlad December 28, 2015 11:37 PM GMT
I still looking for the answer to question 4
Report GEORGE.B December 28, 2015 11:45 PM GMT
First post in 14 years, maximum respect! Wink

Don Cossack - 181
Report GEORGE.B December 28, 2015 11:50 PM GMT
Btw waywardlad, I hope you're not the sort who only gets in touch when they want something!
Report GEORGE.B December 28, 2015 11:50 PM GMT
I've got relatives like that!
Report waywardlad December 29, 2015 7:51 AM GMT
No I have posted very occasionally.

I presumed it was that as Best mate and Kauto star both to low and master minded only beat Petit Robin.

I do not read the forums - as i forget there here.

Thanks
Report Flippit December 29, 2015 2:26 PM GMT
Still cannot for the life of me find the answer about which champion The Potentate defeated. Am I losing my marbles?
Report ged December 29, 2015 3:04 PM GMT
He beat Abernant a head on Friday April 16th 1948 at Lingfield. He was 13/8 fav, Abernant was 7/4. It was the day before the Scottish Grand National (at Bogside).

It was Abernant's racing debut, and the only time he was beaten as a 2yo. His only other defeats in 17 races were in the 2000 Guineas, where he was beaten a short head, having led from the start before being caught on the line, and in the Kings Stand as a 4yo, when he failed to give 23 lbs to a 3yo.
Report ged December 29, 2015 3:09 PM GMT
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https://news.google.co.uk/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC&dat=19480417&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
Report WHITWHITLAW December 29, 2015 8:00 PM GMT
Jockeypedia has done a Christmas Racing Quiz. Answers are due to be published on Friday.
Report Flippit December 30, 2015 1:43 PM GMT
Hero.
Cheers Ged. I found that he was beaten on his first start at Lingfield, and has narrowed it down to two, but for the life of me couldn't find the date or result of the Lingfield race.

Thanks again.

Quiz complete.

Have answered the past five years correctly, no prizes as yet!
Report Clerkmore December 30, 2015 2:01 PM GMT
The question is "Have you got them all correct?". I submitted mine on Christmas Eve!
Report Archie Babe's not running December 30, 2015 11:26 PM GMT
If anyone fancies helping a fellow Christmas quiz afficianado out...maybe Flippit as someone helped him...?  as far as I can work out none of West Tip (5), Pragada (6 max, not sure if/what he ran in in 1987 (presumably Triumph) and 1989), Fair Along (6) and Go Ballistic (ran in loads of Gold Cups so couldn't have run in 7 different races?) ran in 7 different races.  I haven't definitively checked Go Ballistic so I will have to go for him, cos the others definitely didn't.  Any thoughts?
Report Archie Babe's not running December 30, 2015 11:38 PM GMT
Just checked Go Ballistic.  As I thought...five gold cups, and only five different races.  So that's fair Along 6, West Tip 5, Go Ballistic 5, Pragada 4 plus two missing years = 6 max. I am going mad.
Report Archie Babe's not running December 30, 2015 11:54 PM GMT
Ah...just rechecked.  Missed that Fair Along ran twice in 2007.  Glad I've done it under own steam!
Report alun2005 December 31, 2015 12:59 PM GMT
Is there a link to this interesting sounding quiz, or a copy/paste available ?
Report Clerkmore January 6, 2016 2:03 PM GMT
Closed on Monday. You can post your answers now!
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