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  • Urgah Du Rib steals limelight in Tazza l-Kbira final

    Urgah Du Rib steals limelight in Tazza l-Kbira final

    Driven by Charles Camilleri, French Urgah Du Rib won the 2018 edition of the Tazza l-Kbira competition. The final for this prestigious cup was held Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack on a long distance of 2640m and was open for class Premier...

  • Malta, Italy lead in Med. Championship

    Malta, Italy lead in Med. Championship

    Two heats from the Mediterranean Horse Union Drivers Championship topped yesterday’s card of the 15th meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack. Eight races were in programme with the Mediterranean Championship races run on the rather short...

  • Starting numbers for Tazza l-Kbira final drawn by horse owners

    Starting numbers for Tazza l-Kbira final drawn by horse owners

    The starting numbers for the final of the ‘BOV Tazza l-Kbira 2018’ were drawn by the horse owners during a press conference held at the Malta Racing Club. The BOV Tazza L-Kbira is the most prestigious race in the local horse racing calendar and it...

  • Ustar De Vandel, Service Secret and Urgah Du Rib triumph in semi-finals

    Ustar De Vandel, Service Secret and Urgah Du Rib triumph in semi-finals

    The 14th meeting of the season, made up of ten races all for trotters, was held on Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack.  Three of these races were semi-finals from the prestigious BOV Tazza l-Kbira Championship for the best trotters on the...

  • First win for Titan De Begadan in Premier race

    First win for Titan De Begadan in Premier race

    The 12th meeting of the season made up of seven races all for trotters was held yesterday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack. The programme had to include also a race reserved for flat horses on a short distance of 1250m, but this event had to be...

  • Watch: Thunder Storm wins Dubai World Cup

  • Tazza l-Kbira gets underway with six heats

    Tazza l-Kbira gets  underway with six heats

    The 11th meeting of the year, consisting of eleven races all for trotters, heralded the start of the prestigious Tazza l-Kbira championship for class Premier and Gold trotters. This, with six heats on a long distance of 2640m. From these heats, 36...

  • Stage set for biggest Tazza l-Kbira entry

    Stage set for biggest Tazza l-Kbira entry

    It-Tazza l-Kbira 2018 was officially launched during a press conference by Edwin Borg and Thomas Cunningham, chairman and general secretary of the Malta Racing Club in the presence of Charles Azzopardi Executive PR and Marketing at Bank of...

  • Brigadoon and Jaguar Broline win major events

    Brigadoon and Jaguar Broline win major events

    The eighth meeting of the year, made up of ten races all for trotters on a mile distance was held on Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack. The two most important races were open for class Premier trotters and which were won by Brigadoon and...

  • Truscott Du Guepre triumphs on its debut

    Truscott Du Guepre triumphs on its debut

    The fourth meeting of the year, consisting of eight races all for trotters, was held at the Marsa Racetrack yesterday afternoon. Four of these races were heats from the Assikura Championship for class Bronze trotters on a short distance of...

  • Jackhammer claims first Premier race win

    Jackhammer claims first Premier race win

    The third meeting of the season which was held yesterday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack, heralded the start of the first championship of this season, the Assikura Championship for class Gold trotters. In this championship, six heats were held on...

  • Watch: Readly Express wins Prix D'Amerique

    Watch: Readly Express wins Prix D'Amerique

    Six-year-old Swedish trotter, Readly Express won the 96th Grand Prix d’Amerique international trotting race at the Vincennes Racetrack, yesterday. Driven by Swedish Bjorn Goop, Readly Express, sired by the French stallion Ready Cash, raced to an...

  • Overtaker By Sib steals the limelight once again

    Overtaker By Sib steals the limelight once again

    The 2018 horse racing season got under way yesterday at the Marsa Racetrack with the first meeting of the year that consisted of ten races all for trotters. The major event was the Malta Racing Champion Trotter for class Premier trotters, held on...

  • Service Secret steals limelight in major final

    Service Secret steals limelight in major final

    The official 2017 horse racing season came to an end yesterday with the 56th meeting of the season made up of ten races all for trotters. Five of these races were finals from various championships for French trotters on a long distance of...

  • Balanced Grand Prix d’Amerique expected next month

    Balanced Grand Prix d’Amerique expected next month

    The Grand Prix d’Amerique, which is held every year during the last weekend of January at the Vincennes Racetrack in Paris, is considered as the World Cup for trotting horses. The best trotters from Europe and from time to time even from other...

  • Fifth win for M.T. Gogogirl

    Fifth win for M.T. Gogogirl

    The class Premier race topped the card during yesterday’s 54th meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack. This programme consisted of nine races all for trotters.  Sixteen trotters lined up for the class Premier race. It was Jackhammer (Rodney...

  • Troll and Rififi Nonantais win major semi-finals

    Troll and Rififi Nonantais win major semi-finals

    The 52rd meeting of the season, made up of ten races all for trotters, was held on Sunday. The card included semi-final races for French trotters from the Prix De Ile De France, for Premier Class trotters, the Prix De Normandie, for Gold Class,...

  • Overtaker By Sib notches ninth win of the year

    Overtaker By Sib notches ninth win of the year

    The 51st meeting of the season, made up of ten races all for trotters was held Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack. The most important race was the one open for class Premier trotters. This handicap race was held on a long distance of 2,660m...

  • Watch: Former Liverpool striker Owen places second in Ascot

    Watch: Former Liverpool striker Owen places second in Ascot

    Former England striker Michael Owen was not ruling out taking to the saddle again after enjoying one of the biggest thrills of his life when finishing second on his race-riding debut at Ascot. Owen, 37, who also starred for Liverpool, Real Madrid,...

  • Baldacchino steals the show with four wins

    Baldacchino steals the show with four wins

    The major events during yesterday’s 50th meeting of the season were four heats from the Prix De Vincennes championship for class Premier French trotters on a long distance of 2640m. This programme consisted of ten races all for trotters. From the...