Did you take part in the Middleham Open Day Children’s Quiz on Easter Monday? Looking for some answers? Here they are…!

 

Middleham Stables Open Day 2017

 Children’s Quiz

(Grown ups may join in with children’s permission)

Question Number Where? Question Your answer
Around the town
1 Middleham Market Place

 

One of the four pubs is sometimes known as the Mucky Duck.  What is its proper name? Black Swan
2 Middleham Market Place Near to the Market Cross there is a plaque in the ground marking the end of the long distance walk called the Six Dales Trail. Where does the walk start from? Otley
3 Central Stores

Near the Market Place

In which year was the wrought iron veranda outside the shop built? 1901
4 Saint Mary’s & Alkelda’s Parish Church

 

There is a pennant near a window inside the church with an animal on it. What is the animal?

And whose emblem was this?

A white boar

King Richard 111

5 In the church yard

 

The main entrance to the Church yard is through the Lych Gate (a  gate with a roof over it). This was built in memory of someone who once lived in Middleham House next door to the Church.

What was his name?

John Topham
6 Middleham Castle

 

Who spent his boy hood here and later made it his family home? (Clue – he has been in the news a lot recently) King Richard III
7 The top Market Place (near the Castle) There is a building here with a tower and a bell. What was this building originally? A School
8 Market Place – displays Where is the Northern Racing School based? Doncaster
10 Kingsley Park Stables

Park Lane

(Mark Johnston)

How many horses can you fit on the water walker? 6
11 Kingsley House Stables

Kirkgate

(Mark Johnston)

Which horse lives in Box number 41? Yalta
12 Warwick House Stables

Kirkgate

(Mark Johnston)

How many horse walkers are there in the Warwick House yards? 2
13 Warwick Lodge Stables

Back Lane

(Barry Keniry)

Our Household Cavalry horse, also called Middleham, is visiting here today. Like all soldiers, he has his own Army number – what is his number? 8509
14 Warwick Lodge Stables

Back Lane

(Barry Keniry)

Middleham and all the Cavalry horses go to the seaside for their summer camp. In what county is their summer camp held? Norfolk
15 Warwick Lodge Stables

Back Lane

(Barry Kinery)

One of our guests today used to be a racehorse but he didn’t like to race so now he is learning to  be a dressage horse instead. What is his name? Mad Moose
16 Oakwood Stables

East Witton Road

(Micky Hammond)

What is the name of our Assistant Trainer and Head Girl? Gemma Hogg
17 Oakwood Stables

East Witton Road

(Micky Hammond)

A very important member of our team is our farrier, Vernon Miller. What is a farrier? A person who puts the shoes onto horses hooves.
18 Castle Hill Stables

Canaans Lane

(Ben Haslam)

 

What large building stands next door to our stables? Middleham Castle
19 Castle Hill Stables

Canaans Lane

(Ben Haslam)

We have an 8 year old horse here whose parents are called Presenting and Ballygill Heights. What is his name? Call the Cops
20 Manor House Stables

West End

(Jason Ward)

What is the name of the horse that is in the Dante stable (the stable that has a ‘Dante’ plaque above the door)?  Pastoral Dreams
21 Glasgow House Stables

Town Centre

(Chris Fairhurst)

In which year did Violet win the St Leger race? 1822
22 Glasgow House Stables

Town Centre

(Chris Fairhurst)

What animal is on our weather vane? A horse
Tupgill
23 Tupgill Park

 

A visitor attraction here has just opened a new restaurant – what is it called? The Saddle Room
24 Thorngill

(James Bethell)

What are the jockey’s colours on lour weather vane? Black with a white cap
25 Thorngill

(James Bethell)

What colour, age and sex is Spirit of Rome? Chesnut, 3 years old, filly
26 Ashgill Stables Two

(Andy Crook)

What was trainer Andy Crook’s first job in racing? Stable Lad
27 Ashgill Stables Two

(Andy Crook)

We have a filly whose parents are called Apple Tree and Whatagale. What is her name? Dudette
28 Highbeck Lodge

(Jedd O’Keefe)

What are the names of our two dogs? Coco and Hardy
28 Highbeck Lodge

(Jedd O’Keefe)

In this yard, what do you have to make for everyone else if you fall off? Cake!
Spigot
29 Spigot Lodge

(Karl Burke)

Who or what is Spigot Lodge named after? A Racehorse called Jack Spigot who won the St Leger in 1821
29 Spigot Lodge

(Karl Burke)

We have two Apprentice jockeys developing their racing careers with us, what are their names? Russell Harris & Patrick O’Hanlon
30 Little Spigot

(Patrick Holmes)

What two colours are the Foulrice Park Racing colours? Black and orange
31 Little Spigot

(Patrick Holmes)

We have a filly called Maple Stirrup. What is her sire’s (fathers) name? Duke of Marmalade
 
Brough Farm (East of Middleham)
32 Brough Farm Racing

(Julia Brooke)

What is Harvey the dog’s favourite game? Play with him and find out! Football
33 Brough Farm Racing

(Julia Brooke)

Only three jockeys have won races on Stag’s Leap – Henry Brooke over hurdles (total 4 wins) – and two others on the flat (total 3 wins). Can you name the two flat jockeys? Richard Hughes & Ryan Moore
34 Brough Farm Racing

(Julia Brooke)

Can you identify which of our horses is NOT a racehorse – even though he has been to the races Gary

(the miniature Shetland)

Constable Burton
35 Sun Hill Farm Stables

Constable Burton

(Ann Duffield)

What is the motto for our stables? Where horses come first
36 Sun Hill Farm Stables

Constable Burton

(Ann Duffield)

One of our horses won a race at Wolverhampton on 25th March this year. What is her name? Toboggans Fire

 

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