Weekly Sports Quiz

September 3, 2020

1. WHICH HORSE failed to finish the 2016 Melbourne Cup and was later euthanased?
2. WHICH WAS the last horse to cross the finish line?
3. WHO WON the 2016 Robert Sangster Stakes?
4. WHO WON the 2016 Newmarket Handicap?
5. WHERE IS the Golden Slipper held?
6. WHICH HORSE won the race in 2016?
7. WHO WON the 2016 Randwick Guineas?
8. MUSIC MAGNATE won which Group 1 race in 2016?
9. WHICH AUSSIE was the number one pick in the 2016 NBA Draft?
10. IN WHICH Australian city was he born?
11. WHICH AMERICAN college did he attend?
12. WHICH TEAM drafted him?
13. WHAT DID the NBL’s Wollongong Hawks change their name to in mid 2015?
14. WHO FINISHED as the top scorer in the 2015-16 NBL regular season?
15. WHO TOOK out the title as the season MVP?
16. WHO WAS named finals MVP?
17. WHAT IS the trophy Australia won for beating the West Indies?
18. WHICH AUSSIE broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most runs between dismissals in Test cricket (614) early in 2016?
19. AND WHO became only the fifth Australian spin bowler to take 100 Test wickets in Australia?
20. WHO WAS sacked as West Indian coach after a series of poor results?
21. WHO HIT the highest score by an Australian opener in New Zealand in the Second Test in Christchurch?
22. WHICH AUSSIE fast bowler took his first five-wicket in an innings Test haul in New Zealand?
23. WHO BECAME the youngest Australian to pass the 4000 Test run mark during the year?
24. WHICH KIWI became the youngest player to score a century against all Test-playing nations in 2016?

25. I was born in Melbourne in 1983, but played 134 games for a Perth- based side, scoring 138 goals. I then returned to Melbourne and was made captain of my new side in my first year. I’m a six-time All Australian and I have more Brownlow Medals than premierships.

1. Red Cadeaux
2. Snow Sky
3. Precious Gem
4. The Quarterback
5. Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
6. Capitalist
7. Le Romain
8. The Doomben 10,000
9. Ben Simmons
10. Melbourne
11. Louisiana State University
12. Philadelphia 76’ers
13. Illawarra Hawks
14. Jerome Randle
15. Kevin Lisch
16. Damian Martin
17. The Frank Worrell Trophy
18. Adam Voges
19. Nathan Lyon
20. Phil Simmons
21. Joe Burns (170)
22. Jackson Bird
23. Steve Smith
24. Kane Williamson
25. Chris Judd