Kenneth Vella

A horse racing enthusiast and journalist. He started his career in 1992 and today is the main correspondent on horse racing for In-Nazzjon, Il-Mument and the Times of Malta. He also writes on a number of international magazines and produces TV programmes for E22 and TVM.Kenneth is the proud winner of two consecutive awards of the Malta Broadcasting Awards for the best sport programmes with documentaries.
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Pearl Storm and Zalgado Transs R triumph in major events

The 17th meeting of the year, consisting of eight races was held Sunday afternoon, Easter Sunday, at the Marsa Racetrack. Certainly the most important races were reserved for class Premier trotters on a long distance of 2640m and a flat race on a short distance of 1250m. These races were won respectively by Zalgado Transs … Continue reading

L-ewwel rebha f’Malta ghal Gold As Good

Is-sittax –il laqgha tal-istagun saret is-Sibt wara nofsinhar fil-korsa tal-Marsa kienet tikkonsisti biss minn seba’ tigrijiet, sitta tat-trott u wahda tal-galopp. Fl-assenza ta’ tigrijiet tal-oghla klassi Premier spikkaw l-aktar tigrija tal-galopp fuq distanza qasira ta’ 1250m u ohra tat-trott tal-klassi Gold. Dawn intrebhu minn Gold As Good u Zandina Boshoeve rispettivament b’Rodney Gatt itemm l-ahjar … Continue reading

Tazza l-Kbira Semi finals steal limelight

As expected, the three semi final races from the Tazza l-Kbira competition were the main attraction Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Race Track. These races were won by Pouloud Keroc’H, The Bad Rock and Oran and formed part of the 5th Spring meeting made up of nine races all for trotters. All the races in … Continue reading

Zizazimoko triumphs in exciting final

The highlight of Sunday’s programme at the Marsa Racetrack was the Ray Auto Dealer Challenge Cup for class Silver trotters on a short distance of 2140m. This final which was won by Zizazimoko, formed part of the 14th meeting of the season made up of nine races all for trotters. All these races were organized … Continue reading

Papy De La Potel and Vejby Boom win major races

The highlights of Monday’s programme at the Marsa racetrack were two heats from the Tazza l-Kbira Championship on a long distance of 2640m. These heats were won by Papy De La Potel and Vejby Boom and formed part of the 13th meeting of the year consisting of eight races. From the two Tazza l-Kbira heat … Continue reading

Tazza l-Kbira heats steal limelight

Sunday’s meeting at the Marsa Racetrack heralded the start of the prestigious Tazza l-Kbira competition with three trotting heats on a long distance of 2640m. Three heats formed part of the 2nd Spring meeting made up of eight races all for trotters. These were won by French trotters Perceval, Pacha De La Frette and Pat … Continue reading

Julian Port triumphs in Bronze final

Swedish nine year old Julian Port, won Sunday’s major event, the Assikura Championship final for class Bronze trotters on a short distance of 2140m. This final formed part of the 1st Spring meeting made up of eleven races all for trotters. Nine horses took part in the class Bronze final. It was Julian Port (Rodney … Continue reading

Jum memorabbli ghal Michael Sultana

It-tigrija ewlenija li saret l-Erbgha festa pubbika fil-korsa tal-Marsa, kienet wahda riservata ghal zwiemel tal-klassi Premier fuq distanza maratona ta’ 3140m. Din intrebhet mill-Franciz Oltedo De Rieux u ghamlet parti mill-ghaxar programm tas-sena fuq ghaxar tigrijiet b’wahda tkun ghal zwiemel tal-galopp. Minghajr dubju, il-laqgha tal-lbierah tibqa’ wahda memorabbli ghal jockey u sewwieq zghazugh Michael Sultana. … Continue reading

Phenix De La Roque steals limelight

French eleven year old, Phenix De La Roque won Sunday’s major event, the Assikura Championship final for class Gold trotters on a short distance of 2140m. This race formed part of the ninth meeting of the season made up of ten races all for trotters. Eight horses lined up for the class Gold final. It … Continue reading

Class Gold Final

Assikura Insurance Brokers Limited have been sustaining the local horse racing scene with their sponsorship of a championship since 2010 although their first sponsorship goes back to 2007 when they helped in organising Condition Races. During the past four seasons the Assikura Championship was reserved for horses that are neither French nor Swedish but this … Continue reading

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