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Trivia Quiz - Seattle Slew: American Champion

What do you know about the great racer Seattle Slew?

Quiz Number: 3029
Date Submitted: December 29, 2008
Quiz Categories: Sports
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 46.2 percent
Times Taken: 47 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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Seattle Slew American Champion
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1. In what year did Seattle Slew win the US Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing?
  A.   1910
  B.   1977
  C.   1932
  D.   2000

2. What was unique about Slew's Triple Crown win?
  A.   He was undefeated when he did it
  B.   He was a year younger than any previous winner
  C.   He was the first male horse to accomplish it
  D.   Those were the only races he ever won

3. Where does Slew rank in Blood Horse magazine's list of Top 100 Racehorses of the 20th Century?
  A.   100th
  B.   1st
  C.   9th
  D.   21st

4. In what state was Slew foaled?
  A.   Kentucky
  B.   New York
  C.   Texas
  D.   Florida

5. Slew began his racing career on Sept 20, 1976 in the 5th Race at what park?
  A.   Aquaduct
  B.   Saratoga
  C.   Belmont Park
  D.   Hollywood Park

6. What did fans call Slew's habit of tiptoeing on the track before his race?
  A.   Heebeejeebee Jingle
  B.   War Dance
  C.   Flamingo Shuffle
  D.   Lucky Strike

7. What was the last race run by Slew?
  A.   Wood Memorial Stakes @ Belmont Park
  B.   Travers Stakes @ Saratoga
  C.   Jockey Club Gold Cup @ Belmont
  D.   Stuyvesant Handicap @ Aquaduct

8. Slew was the first horse to do what?
  A.   Jump out of his slot in the starting gate
  B.   Run both Thoroughbred and Trotter Races
  C.   Win the Belmont Stakes and sire a Belmont Stakes winner who in turn sired a Belmont Stakes winner.
  D.   Win $1million in one race

9. Where was Slew put out to stud?
  A.   Three Chimneys Farm in Midway Kentucky
  B.   Woodbine Farms in Midlothian Virginia
  C.   Meeks Woods Farm in Eden, North Carolina
  D.   Castleman Creek Farm in Ballston Spa, New York

10. Who was Slew's jockey for his Triple Crown race wins?
  A.   Angel Cordera
  B.   Jean Cruguet
  C.   Edgar Prado
  D.   Lafit Pincay®   

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