Advert

Horse Racing

  • Kakisis powers to final glory

    Kakisis powers to final glory

    Driven by its owner Johann Axisa, French trotter Kakisis yesterday won the major event at the Marsa Racetrack – the VOB Grand Final for Premier Class on a long distance of 2,640m. The final, part of the 60th and last meeting for 2012, was...

  • Cheeky Jack wins Coronation Cup

    Cheeky Jack wins Coronation Cup

    The Coronation Cup final topped the card in yesterday’s 59th meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack. The flat race final, held on the short distance of 1,250, was one of ten races held yesterday and saw the victory of Cheeky Jack, mounted by...

  • Nabab du Chatelet has final say

    Nabab du Chatelet has final say

    As expected, the most important events in yesterday’s programme were five finals for French trotters, on a long distance of 2,640m. These finals were organised by the Malta Racing Club with the financial support of the French Association SECF. The...

  • Net de Ginai secures first Premier win

    Net de Ginai secures first Premier win

    Net de Ginai and Nevaio des Bordes won yesterday’s main races, both reserved for class Premier trotters on a short distance of 2140m. In the first class Premier race, French Net de Ginai (Rodney Gatt) increased its pace with 500m to go and secured...

  • Top jockey Dettori banned six months

    Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori was suspended from riding worldwide for six months by French racing’s governing body France Galop yesterday for failing a doping test. The 41-year-old Italian – probably racing’s most high profile personality –...

  • Nabab du Chatelet tops Premier race

    Nabab du Chatelet tops Premier race

    The Marsa racetrack yesterday hosted the 55th meeting of the season which was made up of nine races, all for trotters. Eight of these races were semi-finals from various SECF Championships for French trotters while the other was reserved for...

  • Cup heats take precedence

    Cup heats take precedence

    As expected, the three heats from the President’s Cup championship for Premier Class trotters, all held over a long distance of 2,640m, were the main attraction at yesterday’s 54th meeting of the season at Marsa. Nine horses qualified for the Cup...

  • Semi-final wins for Nino de Saintho and Nuage de Bourgogne at Marsa

    Semi-final wins for Nino de Saintho and Nuage de Bourgogne at Marsa

    Nino de Saintho and Nuage de Bourgogne secured victories in yesterday’s Prix de Vincennes semi-finals, a competition open for French trotters from the Premier Class. These heats, on the long distance of 2,640m, formed part of the 52nd meeting of...

  • Frankel gallops away with award

    Unbeaten Frankel has romped home with the Cartier Racehorse of the Year award for the second successive time. The four-year-old, owned and bred by Khalid Abdulla and trained by Henry Cecil, was retired unbeaten last month after winning 14...

  • Versace Boko powers untroubled to victory

    Versace Boko powers untroubled to victory

    As expected, the Premier Class race was the main attraction on yesterday’s card for the 50th meeting at Marsa. This race was won by Versace Boko under the guidance of Warren Spiteri. Versace Boko set the early pace, opening a length’s lead from...

  • Green Moon rises at Melbourne Cup

    Green Moon rises at Melbourne Cup

    Green Moon produced a powerful finish to win the Melbourne Cup yesterday. Ridden by Australian Brett Prebble, Green Moon (19-1) finished one length clear of Fiorente (30-1). Third-placed Jakkalberry (80-1) flew the flag for the eight foreign...

  • Dunaden faces tough task in Melbourne Cup

    French stayer Dunaden will have to set a weight record for an overseas horse if he is to land his second consecutive Melbourne Cup at Flemington today. The favourite to win the Aus$6 million (US$6.2m) showpiece race over 3,200m is Americain, who...

  • Troy Boshoeve wins again

    Troy Boshoeve wins again

    Driven by Gozitan Salvu Vella, Troy Boshoeve won yesterday’s main event, the Premier Class race on a short distance of 2,140m. This race formed part of the 48th meeting of the season. Vella was the best driver of the afternoon with two wins. It...

  • Legendary Kauto Star retired

    Kauto Star’s legendary career came to an end yesterday when the dual Cheltenham Gold Cup winner was retired, his owner Clive Smith confirmed. Kauto Star, regarded as one of the greatest horses in jump racing history, won the Gold Cup in 2007 and...

  • Troy Boshoeve has final say

    Troy Boshoeve has final say

    The highlight of yesterday’s programme at the Marsa Racetrack was the Cassar Petroleum Championship final for Premier class trotters on a short distance of 2,140m. This was won by Outsider Troy Boshoeve, driven by one of its owners, Gozitan Salvu...

  • Oncle Sam, Timolin top main races

    Oncle Sam, Timolin top main races

    The 45th meeting of the season at the Marsa Racetrack yesterday was made up of eight races. The two most important events on the card were a trotting race for Premier Class trotters, on a short distance of 1,640m, and a flat race on a distance of...

  • Frankel stays unbeaten

    Frankel stays unbeaten

    Frankel (picture), the world’s top-ranked race horse, maintained his unbeaten record yesterday with a hard-fought win in the Champion Stakes, widely expected to be his final race. Frankel made it 14 out of 14 in his stunning three-year career but...

  • Think Yatzee storms into final

    Think Yatzee storms into final

    Driven by Clint Vassallo, Think Yatzee won yesterday’s top race, the second semi-final of the Cassar Petroleum Championship for Premier class trotters on the shorter distance of 2,140m. This race formed part of the 44th meeting of the season. Six...

  • Candy Fantasy wins top race

    The 42nd meeting of the season at Marsa yesterday was made up of eight races. The two major events were a race for Premier trotters and a flat race on 1,750m. Fifteen horses lined up for the start of the Premier race. Candy Fantasy (Melvin...

  • Solemia wins Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

    Solemia wins Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

    French outsider Solemia (left, no.10) got up on the line to edge out Japanese raider Orfevre and win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in Paris, yesterday. Orfevre, Japan’s 2011 horse of the year, looked certain to claim his country’s...

Advert
Advert