Wines & Spirits

The Return of the Johnnie Walker Cup

For the 9th consecutive year, M.Demajo Wines & Spirits Ltd celebrated the 2021 edition of the Johnnie Walker Cup final. The Johnnie Walker Cup is a prestigious trophy which dates back to 1939. On Sunday 7th November, Gold category horses participated in the final on a short distance of 2140m at the Marsa Racetrack.

Eight-year-old Charming Soldier won Sunday’s major event final which formed part of the 36th meeting of the season which consisted of ten races for trotters.

At the end of the final, Mr. Alfred Braddick, Marketing Manager of the sponsor M. Demajo (Wines &Spirits) Ltd, presented the cup to Messrs Caruana and to Paul Galea, the owners and driver respectively of the winning horse.

This was in the presence of Judge Emeritus Antonio Mizzi, who is the chairman of the Malta Racing Club and Equestri Malta.

Apart from the trophy, the winning horse was given a commemorative blanket. M. Demajo (Wines &Spirits) Ltd, also awarded a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label to the winner. The owners of the second, third and fourth placed horses apart from receiving trophies were also provided a bottle of Johnnie Walker 18-year old, Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve and Johnnie Walker Green Label.