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Malta Racing Club

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Cheap and fun evening out

If you've been to the races before in the UK, this is a somewhat different experience. Most races... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
littledutchboy
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London, United Kingdom
good day out

A very different kind of horse racing but very enjoyable be sure to take a hat or Umbrella as it... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
winter594
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

If you've been to the races before in the UK, this is a somewhat different experience. Most races are trotting or harness racing with small buggies (sulkies) behind them, although there are also usually a couple of regular horse races too. The vibe I'd say...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A very different kind of horse racing but very enjoyable be sure to take a hat or Umbrella as it gets really warm there are sun shades there but go quickly , the least you can bet is 2 euro's you can buy food and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

A massive place, that you can see from the air, as you arrive and depart Malta. You can see it for miles when on the ground. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank malc1005
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Was part of a ‘Sunday Special ‘ from our hotel- pleasant way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon Different to racing in the UK - although I think the Irish have racing like this - think it is called trotting Good atmosphere and a mix...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I have been to Malta several times and never visited the racing track, I did this time and am very sorry I have never done it before. It is basic, loud and I think all of the locals spend their Sundays there. Don't expect a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

we went on a coach trip which visited different places which included a stop off at the racing club we watched a couple of races which we enjoyed and it had a good atmosphere we even had a win it was a good experience for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Went with a friend at the re-start of the season. Not familiar with trot racing so found it quite interesting. Positioned ourselves at a window table in the bistro at the top of the stand. Cold beers, reasonable food and friendly service. Didn't bet, I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Martin M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

As a horse racing fan I had to visit Marsa whilst on holiday. Located outside of Valletta, its a 12 euro cab ride or 2 euro each by bus. Entry was 5 euro and race card was 1.30 euro. we attended on the afternoon of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ColinR1961
Reviewed 29 June 2017

When ever we are visiting the island we try to visit the trotting races at least once. It costs 5 euros plus a programme and is usually held on a Sunday in season. You do not need to be an expert but just placing an...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Welshwasp
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have been last been in horse races around 30 years ago in Finland. It was interesting to see that the systems here we not updated since the establishment of this place. Yet horses keep running the same as they did before. That is why...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Penny B
10 February 2018|
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Response from dave777qq | Reviewed this property |
we where taken here on a trip and we bought a racing card which had the times in it the first race was 1.30pm but this was december if you visit the web site for the racing club it should help you
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Penny B
10 February 2018|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
As it's a Sunday it will be an afternoon meeting. However it's still only early Spring, so I think it would be about 12:30. Full details would be published in The Malta Times on the day.
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LorraineSB
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lorraine195 | Reviewed this property |
As a spectator you can wear whatever you are comfortable in but no swimwear (bikini tops) is allowed and men cannot be bare chested. As long as shoes are worn anything is ok
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