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Clash of horse giants Town Hall vs Really Uptown set!

- big horse race of the year for April 13 @ Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola
A huge upcoming clash of the titans among the premier race horses in the Virgin Islands has set tongues wagging and has one contestant issuing an outright claim to victory even before the highly anticipated showdown. L-R Town Hall, Really Uptown and Ethelred. Photo: VINO
Owner of Town Hall and head of Family Affairs Stables, Alex V. Lake (right), wasted little time in throwing down the gauntlet to the L&B Stables camp which controls champion horse Really Uptown. Photo: VINO
Owner of Town Hall and head of Family Affairs Stables, Alex V. Lake (right), wasted little time in throwing down the gauntlet to the L&B Stables camp which controls champion horse Really Uptown. Photo: VINO
Trainer, David Campbell aka Jamdown said even though Ethelred may be counted as being out of the running for a win at the moment, the horse promises big things with its pedigree. Photo: VINO
Trainer, David Campbell aka Jamdown said even though Ethelred may be counted as being out of the running for a win at the moment, the horse promises big things with its pedigree. Photo: VINO
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – A huge upcoming clash of the titans among the premier race horses in the Virgin Islands has set tongues wagging and has one contestant issuing an outright claim to victory even before the highly anticipated showdown.

Race horses Really Uptown, Town Hall and Ethelred are set to go head-to-head in the ultimate showdown of speed and power soon when the VI Horse Owners Association hosts its annual Easter Races at Ellis Thomas Downs on April 13, 2014.

The horses will compete in the feature main race, a 7 furlong sprint that will determine the best of the best in VI horseracing. There will also be four other supporting races on the card for race day.

Owner of Town Hall and head of Family Affairs Stables, Alex V. Lake, wasted little time in throwing down the gauntlet to the L&B Stables camp which controls champion horse Really Uptown.

“It’s time to hand over the crown,” Lake declared in no uncertain terms recently when asked about his horses preparations going into the race.

Really Uptown is currently the holder of several titles, including the Governor’s Cup and VI Triple Crown, creating history in being the first horse to achieve the Crown feat by winning consecutive races.

Uptown’s dominance of the sport was unquestioned until the horse suffered a serious injury in July 2013 forcing it into a lengthy layoff that meant no races ever since.

Since then however, Town Hall has emerged as the dominant force, winning back to back races on VI soil and also in St Croix recently.

Meanwhile, Ethelred of the Boys Stables looms as a literal dark horse in the competition and members of the camp are contending that the horse is not to be taken lightly despite its recent disappointing returns abroad.

Trainer, David Campbell aka Jamdown said even though the horse may be counted as being out of the running for a win at the moment, the horse promises big things with its pedigree.

See proposed racecard below:

18 Responses to “Clash of horse giants Town Hall vs Really Uptown set!”

  • Richy (04/04/2014, 10:20) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    at least dem have sence to have tis in tola clap clap clap clap
  • west (04/04/2014, 10:28) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    My money on really up town
  • UPTOWN MASSIVE (04/04/2014, 10:30) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
    WE ROLLIN WITH UPTOWN UPTOWN
  • the rock (04/04/2014, 10:44) Like (7) Dislike (6) Reply
    really uptown here we come..boom ..booom..boom... town hall in your bones!
  • johnny (04/04/2014, 11:23) Like (0) Dislike (11) Reply
    The real giants have all been cricket in Bangladesh, the sooner we sort out that piece of land in Sea Cows Bay the sooner we can attract scores of people for our beautiful cricket.

    We need to get rid of the ticks and fleas and build our mega stadium.
  • under (04/04/2014, 12:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    cant miss this I just ajust my flight this will be mass
  • pat (04/04/2014, 14:11) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    How ayo say tola people stupid...see them have sense to ensure we get a big pay day in tola yall
  • L&B (04/04/2014, 15:12) Like (16) Dislike (8) Reply
    Give up "Crown" that's a joke right? Really uptown work for what he got . Something you dreaming about , but guess wa? Town Hall goin to know wa it is to be in race come de 13th. Always remember be careful for what you ask for. We run de best of dem. you just start.............lol..
  • Fan (04/04/2014, 21:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oh horse race came alive ppl
  • bay yute (05/04/2014, 06:56) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    I will be there with bells on deman
  • one eye (05/04/2014, 18:11) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Do not take your eyes of rodney new horse boss
  • Uptown (06/04/2014, 12:12) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Really Uptown got this
  • sex street (06/04/2014, 15:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    big clash easy win for the speed demon
  • Alrighty (07/04/2014, 12:25) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    My money is on Really Uptown.
  • khoi (07/04/2014, 19:06) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    I cah Up TOWN For DAh RAce
  • town hall (08/04/2014, 16:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Throw that nick again Alex!
  • magic (27/04/2014, 22:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Happen to the Stx champion? ?????


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