Navaj Brodda and Eagle B Butcher won last weekend’s major events at the Marsa Racetrack. These were races reserved for class Premier trotters on a short distance of 2140m and formed part of the 24th meeting of the season made up of ten races all for trotters.
Twelve trotters lined up for the first class Premier race. Buzz Sly (Michael Ellul) which took the lead midway through the distance started to slow down around 300m from the finishing line.
This horse was overtaken by Navaj Brodda (Charles Camilleri) which gained its second win in a row and its third of the year from Avrik De Guez (Carmelo Farrugia), Vendecor (Mario Fenech) and Up And Go (Noel Baldacchino)
In the second major event, Dutch Eagle B Butcher (Clifferty Calleja) dashed strongly from the outside when the front horses turned for their final straight.
Calleja’s trotter managed to secure its second win of the year from French newcomer As De Godisson (Mario Fenech), Vent Du Der (Charles Degiorgio) and Atout De Montbrun (Rodney Gatt).
Race 1. Class Copper – Firstly Light (Noel Baldacchino) – 1.18.1”
Race 2. Class Copper – Alfa Dream (Rodney Gatt) – 1.17.6”
Race 3. Class Bronze A – Very Welcome (Anthony Bartolo) – 1.16.6”
Race 4. Class Silver B – Aimant (Noel Baldacchino) – 1.16.7”
Race 5. Class Silver A – Prinsen One (Mario Farrugia) – 1.16.7”
Race 6. Class Premier – Navaj Brodda (Charles Camilleri) – 1.14.5”
Race 7. Class Silver A – Drole De Destin (Jeffrey Said) – 1.17.4”
Race 8. Class Premier – Eagle B Butcher (Clifferty Calleja) – 1.15.5”
Race 9. Class Gold – Vangiskan Scott (Charles Camilleri) – 1.15.9”
Race 10. Class Bronze B – Eliak Picken (Shawn Portelli) – 1.17.9”