On Saturday 17 November, the Malta AAA organised the second race in the 2018/2019 Road Running League at Maqluba, over the same route used for the first race. The Men's 5km race was again keenly contested, with three runners - Charlton Debono, Dillon Cassar and Luke Micallef still bunched together at the last kilometre. At this point, Charlton Debono (Athletix Gozo) unleashed a strong attack to win the race in a fast time of 15:30. The Raptorz runner Dillon Cassar was hot on Charlton's heels to win second place in 15:33 while the Pembroke athlete Luke Micallef, who won the first League race, crossed the line in third position in a time of 15:37. In the women's race, Lisa Maria Bezzina (Pembroke) notched her second victory of the League with a fast time of 17:20 while Mona Lisa Camilleri (AS Libertas) proved that she was in excellent shape by finishing in 17:31, a mere 11 seconds behind. Third place went to Roberta Schembri (St Patrick's AC) who clocked a strong time of … [Read more...] about Charlton Debono wins MAAA’s Road Running League Race 2 at Maqluba
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14 April 2018 • 4:12pm The Grand National is on ITV at 5.15pm Heavy going but bright sunshine at Aintree Total Recall backed in to being favourite How to beat the odds and pick the Grand National winner Our guide to today's best betting offers >> Full guide to the Grand National runners and riders All the best pictures from Grand National day Auto update On Off 4:12PM Nice story this Alice Plunkett of ITV has, from left 3:55PM According to ITV's Matt Chapman Times today have been slow, but "you couldn't describe this ground as a bog." What's he's driving at is that the ground is heavy and hard work but not outrageously so. That in turn might mean that heavy weights in the Grand National are not so bad as all that. 3:53PM Thomas Patrick wins the Betway Handicap For Champion jockey Richard Johnson who, strangely, does not have a ride in the big one. And he's just won the Gold Cup! "It is a big stage for him … [Read more...] about Grand National 2018: live updates from the Aintree race
HORSE racing is often associated with blokes and booze, but all of that changes on Ladies Day. If you and your girlfriends fancy dressing up and heading down to Aintree Racecourse, here's all you need to know about Ladies Day at the Grand National. When is Ladies Day at Grand National 2018? Aintree's highly-anticipated Ladies Day takes place this Friday, April 13, at the Merseyside racecourse. Gates open at 10.30am and the first race kicks off at 1.45pm, with the seventh and final race setting out at 5.30pm. Sadly, tickets have now all sold out for the festival's glamour centrepiece. But if you can't make it along, you can still keep up with the action as ITV broadcasts the races live from 2.00pm-5.00pm. How to claim your FREE £30 horse racing bet1 Register for Sun Bets here 2 Bet £10 or more on horse racing 3 Sun Bets will stick a £30 bet in your account What is the dress code for Aintree Ladies Day? Aintree's dress code is actually quite relaxed, although the … [Read more...] about When is Ladies Day at Aintree 2018, which Grand National races are running and where can I find tips?
It is 25 years since the “Void National” when, in front of an estimated worldwide television audience of 300 million, 30 of the 39 runners set off after a second false start and seven of them, led home by the Jenny Pitman-trained Esha Ness, covered the full 4½ miles despite several attempts to stop them. It was one of the great sporting embarrassments of all time and highlighted the amateurish way in which racing was run at the time, with headlines such as “Laughing stock of the world” (The Sporting Life) and the starter being referred to as Captain Cock-up or Calamity. And, yet, though racing was let down badly, the episode provided another weird and wonderful chapter in the history of a race... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per … [Read more...] about How humiliation of the 1993 Grand National ‘void race’ proved an amateurish sport had to change
Chichester College will be in the heart of the racing circuit this summer, as the college prepares to make its debut in the Mini Challenge. The college is entering its own car for the competition, donated by Sussex Road & Race who will also be supporting the team throughout the race season.The car will be run by the students on the Level 2 Motorsport Maintenance Diploma, and they will be responsible for maintaining and repairing the vehicle – as well as providing track support during race meetings.Student Josh Lednor, 17, is one of the students who form the Chichester College race team. He said: “It’s very exciting. I’m really looking forward to going to the first race.“Each race, we’ll be looking after the car - making sure it runs well and stays in one piece. We’ll also be prepping it at college before races, and running repairs afterwards.“It’s just exciting to be involved in going to a real race and getting hands-on … [Read more...] about Motorsport students tackling real speed as Chichester College enters Mini race