New horse racing season gets underway in Gozo this Saturday
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The start of a new season of horse racing at the Xhajma racetrack, has been announced by the Gozo Horse Racing Association.
The programme gets underway this Saturday, the 15th of September, with the Pre-season races for Shetland, Ponies and Trot. First race starts at 3.00pm. The Association said that members and non-members are welcome.During the coming season, the races will be held every fortnight, and below are the race meeting dates until the end of December.
15th September – Pre-Season Races
29th September – St. Michael’s Races
13th October – October Races
27th October – Halloween Races
10th November – November Races
24th November – Autumn Races
8th December – Bailey’s Races
22nd December – Christmas Races.
Photographs by Paul Scicluna