Michael Sultana – Driver of the Month March 2014
Next Sunday during the 17th racing programme there will be the presentation for the Driver of the Month Award which is once again being sponsored by M.Demajo (Wines & Spirits) Ltd.
26-year old Michael Sultana was chosen for the month of March. Sultana is a renowned flat racing jockey and during this season he has also obtained his harness driver licence.
During March he drove 7 trot races and 3 flat races winning two races in each discipline and placing third once in trot and once in flat. On 19th March he managed to win a race both in trot and flat which is an uncommon feat and one that at the moment seems to be only attainable by him.
Michael Sultana started his flat racing career on 26th March 2006 with a victory on the mare Nina Royale. Since then he participated in 145 races winning 43 and placing 53 times up to third place.
His harness racing venture started on 9th February of this year with the horse Seigneur du Dropt and his first victory was attained on 8th March with the same horse. Up till now he has driven 14 races winning twice and placing three times.
Sultana was champion jockey during 2009, 2010 and last year whilst he is occupying first place also this season.
Thanks to the sponsors, apart from the commemorative award, Michael Sultana will also receive a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red Label whiskey.