To celebrate what would have been Science Supplements’ first time as official partners of Badminton Horse Trials they came up with a #LittleBadmintonQuiz to remember some magical moments from previous years. They posted a picture prompt each day (6 – 10 May 2020) with a fun Badminton fact on their Facebook and Instagram pages. How did you do? We can now reveal the answers!
Which year saw the first day of the inaugural amateur Cup competition – now known as the Science Supplements Cup subsequently moved to the Tuesday to avoid the cross country phase clashing with the International first day of Dressage?
Answer: 2010 was the inaugural year, it then moved to start on the Tuesday in 2011
Which anagram of a Badminton winning horse is the word ‘grinch million’?!
Answer: Chilli Morning – who won Badminton in 2015 with William Fox-Pitt
Name the only rider that has been placed 1st and 2nd in the same year
Answer: Ian Stark in 1988 with Sir Wattie and Glenburnie
What did the first winner of 1949, Golden Willow, do on the cross country course the following year?
Answer: They cleared the Irish bank in One!
Who has won the most Armada Dishes (i.e. presented each time a rider completes Badminton 5 times)?