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#LittleBadmintonQuiz Answers

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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!


Question 1

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?

#LittleBadmintonQuiz Q1

Answer: 2010 was the inaugural year, it then moved to start on the Tuesday in 2011


Question 2

Which anagram of a Badminton winning horse is the word ‘grinch million’?!

#LittleBadmintonQuiz Q2

Answer: Chilli Morning – who won Badminton in 2015 with William Fox-Pitt


Question 3

Name the only rider that has been placed 1st and 2nd in the same year

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Answer: Ian Stark in 1988 with Sir Wattie and Glenburnie



Question 4

What did the first winner of 1949, Golden Willow, do on the cross country course the following year?

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Answer: They cleared the Irish bank in One!


Question 5

Who has won the most Armada Dishes (i.e. presented each time a rider completes Badminton 5 times)?

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Answer: Andrew Nicholson

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