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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:30 pm 
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Krista successfully identified Nellie Flag as the first homebred to win a stakes race for Calumet Farm after it switched from being a Standardbred nursery to a Thoroughbred breeding program. A new trivia question is now ready and waiting! http://www.americanclassicpedigrees.com/hoofprints

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:33 pm 
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After a week's hiatus due to computer problems, the weekly trivia challenge is back with a special Kentucky Derby/Oaks edition. Can you answer all 10 questions before post time for the Kentucky Derby? http://www.americanclassicpedigrees.com/hoofprints

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:53 am 
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Sorry about the hangups in getting back with answers or a new trivia question, folks---I've been struggling with computer problems caused by a recent lightning strike. Here are the answers to the special Derby Oaks challenge posted on September 4:

1) Quaze Quilt, who shared her breeder (Fred Hooper), owner (Fred Hooper) and sire (Specialmante) with runner-up Special Team.

2) Perfect Gem, the dam of 1964 Kentucky Oaks winner Blue Norther, won a broodmare class at a Maryland horse show.

3) Amerivan was trained to her win in the 1965 Kentucky Oaks by her owner, Mary Kelm. Ms. Kelm also trained Mr. Pak, sixth in that year's Kentucky Derby.

4) Thomas McDowell had King's Daughter insured through Lloyds of London following her score in the 1906 Kentucky Oaks.

5) Miss Hawkins, the 1891 Kentucky Oaks winner, broke her maiden in an all-aged race for maidens against older males when she was a 2-year-old.

6) Black Gold, the 1924 Kentucky Derby winner, caused "The Great Runout" when bookies who had taken too many bets on him at a long price early in the year found themselves unable to pay off their bets and headed out of town ahead of their creditors.

7) Diane Crump was the first female jockey to ride in the Kentucky Derby and placed 15th on Fathom in the 1970 Derby. (In a nice touch, Churchill Downs observed the 50th anniversary of her ride by having her give the "Riders up!" call for the 2020 Kentucky Derby.)

8) The 1929 Kentucky Derby, won by Clyde Van Dusen, was the last to go off without a starting gate.

9) 1907 Kentucky Derby winner Pink Star had the lowest career earnings of any Kentucky Derby winner with US$5,750.

10) 1991 Kentucky Derby winner Strike the Gold was given the barn name of "Boyfriend" because of his friendly, playful nature.

​Congrats to Frost, who got the answers to all five of the Derby questions!

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:07 am 
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The weekend trivia challenge is resuming in "Hoofprints" at American Classic Pedigrees: http://www.americanclassicpedigrees.com/hoofprints

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:21 pm 
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Frost correctly identified Topsider as the head-banging stallion of the last question. A new trivia question is now ready and waiting! http://www.americanclassicpedigrees.com/hoofprints

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