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July 29th, 2013
Who will be the ‘top gun’ in Premier’s Cup?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The official race card for the upcoming August Tuesday Emancipation Festival races at Ellis Thomas Downs has been released and in the absence of two of the foremost competitors of recent- Bud White and Really Uptown, it remains to be seen which horse will emerge as the ‘top gun’ in the feature race on August 6, 2013.

July 22nd, 2013
Hon. Fraser to fire questions to Premier & Walwyn for July 25 HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The popular Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, will not only be making history at the tenth sitting of the second session of the second House of Assembly on July 25, 2013 with his much anticipated Motion of No Confidence filed against the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government but will also be alone on the front-line firing questions.

July 20th, 2013
Really Uptown injured; out of Festival races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The pride of Virgin Islands horse racing, Really Uptown, has picked up an injury in training at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay and will not feature in the upcoming annual August Tuesday Emancipation Festival races here in the Virgin Islands on August 6, 2013.

June 11th, 2013
UPDATE: Bud White 'put down'- Trainer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Alliance Point Stables Trainer, Michael Smith, confirmed that his horse Bud White has been put down after a new injury to his already damaged leg.

May 6th, 2013
Much needed rest in store for Really Uptown!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After putting away all comers over the past few months, champion horse Really Uptown can look forward to some much deserved relaxation, according to his co-owner Violet “Letty” Hodge.

April 27th, 2013
Good Prospecting to be retired ‘gratefully’- Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even with Really Uptown powering to victory to send Virgin Islands horse racing fans in wild celebration in the feature Carnival race at the Clinton E. Phipps race track in St Thomas, USVI yesterday, April 27, 2013 there was also some sadness as it was also the last race for the two-time Governor’s Cup champion, Good Prospecting

April 26th, 2013
UPDATE: L&B Stables wins first ever Governor's Cup with Really Uptown!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Tortola's champion horse Really Uptown has won the 2013 Governor's Cup at the Clinton E. Phipps race track in St Thomas, making history for L&B Stables since it is the first time it has won the Governor's Cup.

March 21st, 2013
‘I definitely found a special horse’ – ‘Letty’ Hodge

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following Really Uptown’s victory in the Triple Crown Challenge, this news site sat down with co-owner of L&B Stables, Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge in an exclusive interview to speak about her champion record breaking horse.

March 20th, 2013
Really Uptown praised for generating VI pride

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- If never was there a strong mass showing of Virgin Islands pride on foreign soil, then Sunday March 17, 2013 would have been more than extraordinary as Virgin Islanders went in droves, with flags waving, to witness Really Uptown storm into the horse racing history books by completing a clean sweep of the VI Triple Crown Challenge at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St. Thomas, USVI.

March 17th, 2013
UPDATE: History created as Really Uptown takes Triple Crown 3rd Leg! [Photo display added]

St Thomas, USVI – History was created in emphatic fashion on March 17, 2013 as Really Uptown proved his status as a legend beyond any doubt in winning the third and final leg of the VI Triple Crown Challenge at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, USVI.


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