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  • Treve magic
  • Oct 10, 2014: Treve won the Prix de l'Arc Triomphe for the second year running in 2014. How many other horses have done this?

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  • Arise, young Spieth
  • Oct 9, 2014: Jordan Spieth played in the 2014 Ryder Cup aged 21. Is he the youngest to appear in it?

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  • A class apart
  • Sep 17, 2014: Which course stages the most Group One races, and which the least?

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  • Channel hopping
  • Sep 9, 2014: Ajinkya Rahane took four catches for India against England at Edgbaston. Is he the first fielder to do this in a T20 international?

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  • Ruby's National treasure
  • Jul 31, 2014: The Grand National seems often to be won by a jockey who never wins it again. Who was the last man to win it twice?

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  • Australia claims a rare crown
  • Jun 18, 2014: Australia won the Derby in 2014. Has a horse with the name of a country ever won it before?

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  • Verdi, Vidi, Vici
  • May 21, 2014: Is it possible for a female horse to win the Epsom Derby?

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  • Super six for Quevega
  • Apr 15, 2014: Quevaga has won the Mares' Hurdle at Cheltenham for the last six years. Has any other horse won it so often?

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  • Derby double
  • Mar 27, 2014: Peter Chapple-Hyam trained two Derby winners, 15 years apart. Was this a record?

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  • Jezki from Jetski?
  • Mar 26, 2014: I watched Jezki win the 2014 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Is the horse descended from the former Classic winner Jetski Lady?

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  • King for a Derby day
  • Feb 17, 2014: When was the Derby won by the reigning monarch, and when by the incumbent prime minister?

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  • Luck of the Irish at Aintree
  • Jan 29, 2014: How many Irish-trained horses have won the Grand National at the famous Aintree racecourse?

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  • Kempton joy for Desert Orchid
  • Dec 26, 2013: How many times did legendary jumper Desert Orchid run at Kempton, and what was his record?

  • King George VI Chase
  • How Desert Orchid stole the nation's hearts
  • Dec 23, 2013: While many will be tucking into a slice of cold turkey and leftover stuffing this December 26, Kempton racecourse will again play host to one of the most prestigious horse races in the sporting calendar

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  • The greatest before Piggott?
  • Nov 12, 2013: Lester Piggott holds the record for Classic winners, but whose total did he overtake to become the leader?

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  • Who is the grandest of them all?
  • Oct 15, 2013: Which jockey has won the Grand National most often - and who has raced in it most often without ever winning?

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