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In this day and age when it's possible (if one is suitably anal mind you...!) to produce a spreadsheet listing all the riders one has ever seen, I've noted that out of the near 2k on my list there's not a single one who's name begins with the letter 'Q'..

More than that - a search (also possible thanks to the wonders of modern computers!)shows that the letter 'q' doesn't even appear anywhere in the first or surnames of ANY of these near 2,000 riders!

This is odd! Surely there MUST have been some riders over the years who's name began with a 'Q' - a surname like Queen for example; or at least contained a 'q' - like say McQueen..?

 

Can anyone (as this is now officially the start of the silly season..) come up with any 'q's over the years??

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Chris Quigley.

 

That's beginning with Q. As for a "q" just in the name somewhere, lots of those around (especially among the Swedes), including a former World finalist:

Hasse Holmqvist.

 

All the best

Rob

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Allan Quinn, St Austell, Harringay and Southampton.

 

Aston Quinn, also of Southampton and St Austell.

 

Bob Quick, Cradley Heath and Edinburgh.

 

Cyril Quick, Bristol, Oxford, Poole, Wolverhampton, Yarmouth.

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I have seen 2771 different riders since I started going in 1976. None start with a Q. (first name or last name)

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Chris Quigley.

 

That's beginning with Q. As for a "q" just in the name somewhere, lots of those around (especially among the Swedes), including a former World finalist:

Hasse Holmqvist.

 

All the best

Rob

Including Jimmy Squibb.

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a T Quick rode for Romford in 1938. Might be a non de plume of course. He scored 5+1 for Romford in the Sunday League defeat at Eastbourne on 29th May

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There was of course a female Eve Asquith i think,who rode

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I think there's going to be hundreds with a "q" somewhere in their name.

 

Beginning with Q seems much rarer. So far we have:

 

Chris Quigley

Allan Quinn

Aston Quinn

Bob Quick

Cyril Quick

Craig Quinn

T(?) Quick

 

Any more? Any first names beginning with a Q? No Quincy's?

 

All the best

Rob

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Including riders already mentioned:

 

 

Jim Quarmby Barnsley (1930),

Hector Quadro Argentina 2007-09

Santiago Quadro Argentina 2013

Chris Quigley Australia Berwick 1973-74

Allan Quinn 1950s Australia Harringay

Jorgen Qvistgaard Denmark 2006

Morten Qvistgaard Denmark 2005-06

Cyril Quick GB Bristol 1947-48

Giuseppe/Stefano Quargentan Italy 1972-4

Steve Quick GB Halifax Jnr 1985

Bob Quick SA 1948 Edin.

Aston Quin NZ 1952

Hector Quevedo USA 2001-2007

David Quick USA 2000-01

Robi Quick USA 2004

And no I don't think I have seen any of them!

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From 1928:

 

James Quinn, Salford

 

T. Quirk, Liverpool

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Squire 'Split' Waterman

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Squire 'Split' Waterman

Don't forget Cyril 'Squib' Burton!

 

Steve

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