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Horse Racing

  • Pronostic De Neige dashes to victory in the Premier race

    Pronostic De Neige dashes to victory in the Premier race

    Driven by Johan Axisa, Pronostic De Neige won yesterday’s major event on the card at the Marsa Racetrack, the Premier Class race over 2,140 metres. This race formed part of the second winter meeting with the programme including six races, all for...

  • Up And Quick steals limelight in Paris

    The 94th Gran Prix d’Amerique was held yesterday at the Vincennes Racetrack in Paris. As in previous years, 18 horses lined up for the race, considered by many as one of the major events on the international trotting calendar. Up And Quick won the...

  • Ellul to fly Maltese flag at Amateurs Euro Cup

    Ellul to fly Maltese flag at Amateurs Euro Cup

    The European Cup for Amateurs, commonly known as the Prix de Saint-Claude, will take place this Saturday at the Vincennes Racetrack in Paris. Since last year, the French Trotting Association has taken it upon itself to invite drivers from...

  • P.A. Surprise stuns field to take Premier victory

    P.A. Surprise stuns field to take Premier victory

    The 2015 horse racing season got underway yesterday at the Marsa Racetrack. The programme featured eight races, all for trotters on a short distance of 2,140 metres. Swedish P.A. Surprise, under the guidance of owner Lorraine Cunningham, won the...

  • Focus on 2014 award winners as new season starts on Sunday

    Focus on 2014 award winners as new season starts on Sunday

    The 2015 horse racing season sets off on Sunday with an eight-race progamme for trotters at the Marsa Racetrack. All races in programme, starting at 1.30pm, will be over a distance of 2,140 metres. During the meeting, the Malta Racing Club (MRC)...

  • Palazio Valterne and Quillian Joyeux steal limelight in last meet of the year

    Palazio Valterne and Quillian Joyeux steal limelight in last meet of the year

    The last meeting of the year at the Marsa Racetrack, the 48th in all, was held yesterday afternoon. It consisted of 10 races, all for trotters. As expected, the VOB final for Premier Class trotters, staged over a long distance of 2,640 metres, was...

  • B.W.L. Champion wins major final

    B.W.L. Champion wins major final

    The 2014 Equestrian Festival was held at the Marsa Racetrack yesterday. This year this festival included a show jumping activity, a dressage demonstration, a polo game and a number of pony races. It was organised in collaboration with the Malta...

  • Okilaibo triumphs in Premier final

    Okilaibo triumphs in Premier final

    Okilaibo won yesterday’s top event at the racetrack, the Prix De Vincennes final for Premier trotters over a long distance of 2,640m. The final formed part of the 46th meeting of the year, made up of nine trotting races. Five of the races were...

  • Vejby Boom on top

    Vejby Boom on top

    The highlight of yesterday’s programme at the Marsa Racetrack was the Republic Day Championship final for Premier Class trotters on a long distance of 2,640 metres. This final, won by Vejby Boom, formed part of the 45th meeting of the season, made...

  • Pactole De L’Iton awarded win in Premier race

    Pactole De L’Iton awarded win in Premier race

    Pactole De L’Iton won the major event on the card at the racetrack yesterday – the Equestrian Festival Championships qualifying heat for Premier Class trotters. The race, on a mile distance, formed part of the 44th meeting of the season and the...

  • Opal Hall, Mint Kronos steal the limelight

    Opal Hall and Mint Kronos won yesterday’s main events, the two heats from the Equestrian Festival Championships (EFC) over a one-mile distance. From the two Premier Class heats, six horses qualified for the final stage. Ten trotters participated...

  • Palazio Valterne, Pedro Vici and Oltedo De Rieux top semi-finals

    Palazio Valterne, Pedro Vici and Oltedo De Rieux top semi-finals

    The three Prix De Vincennes semi-finals for French trotters coming from class Premier were the main attraction in yesterday’s 42nd meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack. Palazio Valterne, Pedro Vici and Oltedo De Rieux topped these races to...

  • Veikko Hornline storms to fourth Premier win

    Veikko Hornline storms to fourth Premier win

    Yesterday’s meeting at the Marsa Racetrack marked the start of the Republic Day Championships for all classes on a long distance of 2,640 metres. The programme consisted of 10 races, all heats from these different championships, the most important...

  • President’s Cup for Pedro Vici

    President’s Cup for Pedro Vici

    The highlight of yesterday’s racing at Marsa was the President’s Cup final for Premier Class trotters which was contested on a short distance of 2,140m. The prestigious event formed part of the 39th meeting of the season that was made up of nine...

  • President’s Cup at the racetrack on Sunday

    President’s Cup at the racetrack on Sunday

    The President’s Cup Final at the Marsa Racetrack is normally staged on Republic Day but this year the Malta Racing Club have decided to bring the event forward to next Sunday. The club said there were various reasons behind the decision but,...

  • Mare Nova Kebell dashes first past the post

    The 37th meeting of the season, made up of ten races, was held at the racetrack yesterday after-noon. Certainly, the two most important events on the card were a trotting Premier Class race, on a long distance of 2,640m, and a flat race over...

  • Protectionist wins, favourite dies

    Protectionist wins, favourite dies

    German raider Protectionist timed his finishing burst to perfection to win the Melbourne Cup yesterday, but the celebrations were muted by the death of favourite Admire Rakti, who collapsed and died in its stall after finishing last. The death of...

  • New Star DK strikes gold

    New Star DK strikes gold

    New Star DK, a nine-year-old trotter, won the Johnnie Walker Championship final for Gold Class, the major event on the card at the Marsa Racetrack yesterday. The race, over a short distance of 2,140 metres, formed part of the 36th meeting of the...

  • Veikko Hornline, Obelix Molgard top Johnny Walker Cup semi-finals

    Veikko Hornline, Obelix Molgard top Johnny Walker Cup semi-finals

    Ten trotters booked their place in the Johnnie Walker Cup final, open for class Gold trotters, during yesterday’s meeting at the Marsa Racetrack. Veikko Hornline and Obelix Molgard topped the two semi-finals which formed part of the 34th meeting...

  • Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Charles Camilleri completed a memorable double in the Premier Class yesterday after he steered Made in Hoff and Vanmaker Limburgia to victory in the two races from the top class during the 33rd meeting of the season in Marsa. Twelve horses lined...

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