BOV Tazza l-Kbira Semi Finals next Sunday

Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:08

Next Sunday the BOV Tazza l-Kbira reaches the semi final stage with 29 horses competing in 3 races in order to find out who will be the 12 finalists competing for the Tazza l-Kbira on 27th April.


5 heats were held on 30th and 31st March from which 30 horses qualified for the semi finals. One of the owners opted not to race his horse and did not put him in the draws on Monday thus one of the semi finals has one horse less.


The 29 participants are made up of 13 French, 12 Swedish, 2 German and one each Italian and Danish. Four of these are mares and another four where making their debut race on the island during this competition.


The 3 semi finals will be the highlight of the programme due to the high level of the competitors and these will be the 4th, 6th and 8th race starting at 15:00, 15:50 and 16:40.


At the moment the Malta Racing Club is making last minute preparations so that everyone celebrates in style the 80th Anniversary of this prestigious trophy.


The draws for the final will be transmitted live on the TV programme ‘Sal-Gister’ on ONE TV on Wednesday 16th April 2014 in the presence of the MRC Chairman Dr Matthew Brincat and BOV CEO Mr Charles Borg as well as the owners and drivers that will make it through to the final.

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