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Horse Racing

  • Bold Eagle sets Prix d’Amerique record

    Bold Eagle sets Prix d’Amerique record

    Bold Eagle, a five-year-old French trotter, won the 95th running of the renowned Grand Prix d’Amerique international trotting race at the Vincennes Racetrack, yesterday. Driven by young Frenchman Franck Nivard, Bold Eagle raced to an impressive...

  • Livi Cantona steals the show at Marsa

    The third meeting of the season, yesterday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack, was made up of nine all-trotting races. The most important on the card was reserved for Premier Class and held over on a long distance of 2,640m. This race was won by...

  • Overtaker By Sib gains first win at the racetrack

    Overtaker By Sib gains first win at the racetrack

    Overtaker By Sib, an Italian eight-year-old newcomer, won the major race – for Premier Class trotters – on yesterday’s card at the racetrack. Sixteen horses took part with Overtaker By Sib, driven by one of its owners – Gozitan Marco Refalo – the...

  • Donald Duck Tooma wins top race

    Donald Duck Tooma wins top race

    The Marsa racetrack hosted the first meeting for the 2016 season, yesterday afternoon. The programme consisted of nine races, all for trotters, on a short distance of 2,140m. The most important race of the day was open for class Premier trotters...

  • Wee Catch Diamond first in Premier event at the racetrack

    Wee Catch Diamond first in Premier event at the racetrack

    The 53rd meeting of the season yesterday was the last one for the year before the Christmas recess. Despite the bad weather, a full programme of nine races, all for trotters and over a mile distance, was held regularly at the racetrack. Certainly...

  • Quiet Du Chene wins top final

    Eleven-year-old Quiet Du Chene won the major race at the Marsa racetrack yesterday. This was the Prix De Vincennes final on a long distance of 2,640 metres, open for French trotters registered in Premier Class. The final was part of the 51st...

  • Whata Buz dashes home to victory

    Whata Buz dashes home to victory

    Whata Buz and Zinnobar won the two major events at the racetrack, yesterday. The top attractions were a Premier Class race and a flat race which formed part of the 50th meeting this year. Sixteen horses took part in the Premier Class...

  • Quo Williams races to Premier heat win

    Quo Williams races to Premier heat win

    The 49th meeting of the season, held yesterday afternoon, heralded the start of the Prix De Vincennes championship for French trotters in the Premier Class. The programme consisted of 10 races, all for trotters. The Premier championship heats were...

  • Royal In wins Queen Elizabeth II Cup

    Royal In wins Queen Elizabeth II Cup

    For local horse racing enthusiasts, yesterday’s 48th meeting of the season will remain a memorable and historic experience. Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the Marsa Racetrack yesterday and during her short stay took part in the ceremony of the...

  • Vasterbo Paradise wins President’s Cup final

    Vasterbo Paradise wins President’s Cup final

    The President’s Cup final for class Premier trotters was the main attraction during yesterday’s 47th meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack. This final was held on a short distance of 2,140m and was won by Vasterbo Paradise driven by Gozitan...

  • Second win for favourite Ranch Get On at racetrack

    Second win for favourite Ranch Get On at racetrack

    The 46th meeting of the season, held yesterday at the Marsa Racetrack, was made up of ten races, all for trotters. Four of the races in programme were heats and heralded the start of the Prix D’Enghien Championship for French trotters registered...

  • One Photo leaves his mark in Gold final

    One Photo leaves his mark in Gold final

    Seven-year-old One Photo won the major event of the 44th meeting of the season, the Johnnie Walker Cup final for class Gold trotters, on a short distance of 2,140m. Yesterday’s programme also included two President’s Cup championship semi-finals...

  • Payne rides Prince of Penzance to victory

    Payne rides Prince of Penzance to victory

    Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to win the A$6.2 million ($4.44 million) Melbourne Cup yesterday as she rode rank outsider Prince of Penzance to a famous victory in Australia’s richest and most prestigious race. Jumping from barrier...

  • American Pharoah ends career with triumph in Breeders’ Cup

    American Pharoah ends career with triumph in Breeders’ Cup

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keene-land Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday to end his career as horse racing’s first-ever Grand Slam champion. The Bob Baffert-trained colt, who earlier...

  • Johnnie Walker Cup final at the racetrack

    The Johnnie Walker Cup final, for the second year in succession open to Gold Class trotters only, will be raced at the Marsa Racetrack on Sunday afternoon. The distance is 2,140m with autostart. This year the organisers had an entry of 19 more...

  • Royal In underlines top condition

    Royal In underlines top condition

    The most important events at the Marsa Racetrack yesterday were three Condition Race finals for Silver, Bronze and Copper Class trotters on a short distance of 2,140 metres. These finals, part of the 42nd meeting of the season, were organised by...

  • Autumn condition finals at racetrack on Sunday

    Autumn condition finals at racetrack on Sunday

    Sunday afternoon’s meeting at the Marsa Racetrack will feature the first three finals after the summer recess this season. Trotters in the silver, bronze and copper categories will compete in three condition races, all spon-sored by Finnish...

  • Fourth win in a row for Quartz De Vindecy

    Yesterday’s 41st meeting of the season heralded the start of the President’s Cup Championship for Premier Class trotters. From the four heats in programme, 20 horses qualified for the semi-final stage. In the first championship race, early leader...

  • Championship heats at Marsa

    Championship heats at Marsa

    The 39th meeting of the year, made up of eight races all for trotters, was held at the Marsa Racetrack, yesterday. Seven of races on the card marked the start of three championships for Silver, Bronze and Copper class horses. These competitions...

  • Swedish trotter Vasterbo Paradise records first victory in Malta

    Driven by Gozitan Claudio Refalo, 11-year-old Swedish trotter Vasterbo Paradise won yesterday’s Premier Class race at the Marsa Racetrack. This race, on a long distance of 2,640 metres, was part of the third Autumn meeting which consisted of nine...

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