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The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop
Question 1 of 5
On the day Polly's mum first visited Folly Farm, she---.
Brought a saddle and bridle along for Charlie to use on Percy
Taught the Basses how to properly care for and groom the horses
Helped with the chores Charlie and Mrs Bass had fallen behind on
Showed Joe the correct jockey stance and offered to train him
Question 2 of 5
After Joe went on his course, what did Harry say that surprised him?
He had booked a champion jockey for the race at Salisbury
He wanted to take a jockey course similar to Joe's, without Joe knowing
The reason he hadn't been helping was because he was afraid of horses
Victoria Pendleton had offered to give Charlie free riding lessons
Question 3 of 5
An "unexpected benefit" of the newspaper article in the Moon was that---.
Mrs Williams provided suitable outfits for the Basses to wear to the Derby
Noble Warrior acquired fans from all over, rooting for him to win the Derby
The students at Charlie's school started treating her like a celebrity
A sponsorship deal provided Charlie with her blue and gold racing colours
Question 4 of 5
What did the fortune teller tell Charlie after reading her cards?
It was Noble Warrior's name that had appeared on the well the night before
In her dreams, she had seen a brown horse winning the race
The octopus famous for predicting race winners had selected Noble Warrior
Charlie's name would be spoken in admiration for many years to come
Question 5 of 5
After the racehorses left the stalls at the Derby, Charlie and Percy---.
Rode past the fairgrounds and across the course to wait at the winning post
Jumped over the barriers that surrounded the winner's enclosure
Positioned themselves next to the grandstand to spur on Noble Warrior
Followed Bryan Dennis, who Charlie believed was cheating