Giddy Up and Gallop to Glory: Conquer Our Kentucky Derby Trivia Challenge!
Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to don your fanciest attire, place your bets, and embark on an exhilarating ride through the history and pageantry of the Kentucky Derby with our captivating trivia quiz! This is your chance to prove that you’re a true aficionado of the fastest two minutes in sports. From the thunderous roar of the crowd to the exhilarating race to the finish line, our quiz will test your knowledge on the legendary horses, remarkable jockeys, and the iconic moments that have made the Derby an enduring spectacle. Get ready to dive into the rich tapestry of Derby traditions, from the garland of roses to the playing of “My Old Kentucky Home.” So, lace up your virtual riding boots, saddle your knowledge, and gallop towards victory in this thrilling quest to become the ultimate Kentucky Derby trivia champion. It’s time to showcase your equestrian expertise and let the trivia Derby begin!
Kentucky Derby Trivia Questions
Here are some sample trivia questions from this quiz. If you want to see all of our Kentucky Derby trivia questions and answers, you’ll need to complete the quiz.
- Which horse race is often referred to as the “Run for the Roses”?
- Who holds the record for the most Kentucky Derby wins by a jockey?
- Which horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2015 and went on to win the Triple Crown?
- What is the traditional drink associated with the Kentucky Derby?
- Which Kentucky Derby-winning horse is often referred to as “The Greatest Horse That Ever Lived”?
- Which horse holds the record for the fastest Kentucky Derby time?
- Who is the only trainer to have won the Kentucky Derby five times?
- In what year was the first Kentucky Derby held?
- Which horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2020, which was postponed and held without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
- Which jockey holds the record for the most consecutive Kentucky Derby wins?
- Which horse holds the record for the highest margin of victory in the Kentucky Derby?
- Which jockey won the Kentucky Derby five times, tying the record for most wins by a jockey?
- Who is the only filly to have won the Kentucky Derby?
- Which Kentucky Derby-winning horse went on to sire another Kentucky Derby winner?
- Which horse holds the record for the oldest jockey to win the Kentucky Derby?
- Who is the only trainer to have won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes with different horses in the same year?
- In what year did the Kentucky Derby introduce the “Call to the Post” bugle call?
- Which horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2018, breaking the “Apollo Curse” by being the first horse since 1882 to win without racing as a two-year-old?
- Which jockey won the Kentucky Derby four times in a six-year span, from 1996 to 2001?
- Which horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2019, becoming the first Japanese-bred horse to win the race?