The ultimate emoji quiz — can you name these equine greats?

Do you know your Grand National winners from your eventing champions and your Hickstead Derby victors?

Whether you’re a Mastermind marvel, a champion of The Chase, a Countdown boffin or just an all-round horsey nerd, we hope you’ll enjoy working out the names of these famous horses — both past and present — spelt out for you in emojis (with some handy clues just in case you do get stuck along the way).

Yes, it’s time to grab a cuppa, put your feet up and pit your wits against your friends in Horse & Hound’s emoji quiz. Will you score full marks? Let us know how you all get on!

1. Clue: Won team gold at the 1952 Olympics


2. Clue: eventing stallion


3. Clue: dual Grand National winner


4. Clue: Carl Hester’s Olympic mount

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5. Clue: Ben Maher’s super grand prix victor

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6. Clue: 2010 Rolex Kentucky winner


7. Clue: double Olympic gold medallist

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8. Clue: event horse who represented Australia at the 2012 Olympics

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9. Clue: triple Grand National winner


10. Clue: won back-to-back European championships

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11. Clue: Ginny Elliott’s 1987 European champion

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12. Clue: US champion racehorse

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13. Clue: Robert Whitaker’s grand prix horse

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14. Clue: winner of the 2017 London leg of the Global Champions Tour with Scott Brash


How do you think you scored? It’s time to check your answers below:


1. Foxhunter
2. Chilli Morning
3. Tiger Roll
4. Nip Tuck
5. Explosion W
6. Cool Mountain
7. Big Star
8. Happy Times
9. Red Rum
10. Supreme Rock
11. Night Cap
12. Seabiscuit
13. Catwalk
14. Hello Forever

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