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October 5th, 2015
Kelsey Camarillo 2nd victorious female jockey @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A little bit of history was made at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday October 4, 2015 when Kelsey Camarillo won the first race of the day on Motion for Appeal.

October 4th, 2015
My Pal Shawn takes feature race @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Mr Alex V. Lake had expressed extreme confidence in his horse ahead of the feature encounter of the 5-race card at Ellis Thomas Downs today, October 4, 2015 and My Pal Shawn did not disappoint as it galloped to victory moments ago.

August 5th, 2015
STT’s Break Up The Game put down

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online can confirm that champion horse Break Up The Game has been put to sleep following an injury picked up in yesterday’s August 4, 2015 Premier’s Cup race at Ellis Thomas Downs.

August 1st, 2015
Big showdown expected @ Aug 4 races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Ellis Thomas Downs is set for a showdown on August 4, 2015 when the Premier’s Cup is run at the Festival Races, featuring Wrol Up, Town Hall, Chilean Boy of Tortola and St Moose of St Croix and Break Up The Game out of St Thomas, USVI.

July 13th, 2015
UPDATE: Apollo Sky wins; Town Hall’s return a disappointment

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The much anticipated return of Town Hall to Ellis Thomas Downs at the Pre Festival Meet on Sunday July 12, 2015, highlighted the card, but ended in disappointment.

July 9th, 2015
Wrol Up debuts; Town Hall returns @ Pre Festival races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – As the anticipation builds towards Sunday’s July 12, 2015 Pre-Festival races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, one new horse will be making its debut while a known name will be returning to competition following a hiatus to recover from injury.

April 13th, 2015
Look who we caught on camera! Can you pick the next Premier?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While the politicians were out in numbers at the post Easter races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay yesterday April 12, 2015 look who Virgin Islands News Online caught on candid camera!

April 13th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘We put L&B in the oven!’ – Apollo Sky’s Asst. trainer

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “Tell L&B the sun is hot, the oven is baking and we ready to put them in the oven,” were the words of assistant trainer attached to The Boys’ Stables, Enos Z. Aaron, just minutes before the big showdown between Doughmaker of L&B Racing Stables and Apollo Sky of The Boys Stables.

April 9th, 2015
Anticipation builds ahead of April 12 races @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – As the days countdown to Sunday April 12, 2015, excitement builds with persons anticipating a hot showdown between Apollo Sky and Doughmaker in the feature race at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay.

March 30th, 2015
'Rough track @ Ellis Thomas Downs killing our horses!’ – Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – A horse owner in the Virgin Islands is complaining bitterly about the state of the track at Ellis Thomas Downs, saying that the condition of the surface is leading to horses being injured.


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