HORSE PLAY Just for the fun of it.
Easy as 1-2-3 1 Which year was Big Buck's last beaten over hurdles? 123 2 Who was the last horse to record back-to-back successes in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle? 3 How many times did Paul Nicholls win the Hennessy Gold Cup as a jockey? Answers on page 60 On this day ... November 24, 1991 Golden Pheasant won the Japan Cup, with Gary Stevens riding him to a length-and-ahalf victory over Arc runner-up Magic Night. The winner was trained by Charlie Whittingham and co-owned by Wayne Gretzky, the greatest ever ice-hockey player. The three British raiders - Rock Hopper, Drum Taps and Terimon - all finished out of the first six.
Snurge, the 1990 St Leger winner, landed the Premio UNIRE in Rome, the world's richest Group 3 race, for champion trainer Paul Cole.
All mixed up Rearrange the following words to reveal the name of a jockey who won both the Champion Hurdle and Cheltenham Gold Cup Nominal Morals Win (6,10) Answer on page 60 Compiled by John Randall, James Hill and Steve Dennis