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December 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Some STT horses scratched for 2014 Boxing Day race

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online was reliably informed that some of the horses that were due to come up from St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands for tomorrow’s December 26, 2014 Boxing Day races at Ellis Thomas Downs will not be coming.

November 10th, 2014
Dead horse @ race track creates a stink for SCB residents

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – In a horrible mishap, a horse has met its demise on the infield of Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay (SCB) after it fell into an open well and died some days ago and as a result the neighbourhood is contaminated with the fumes of the animal’s decomposing carcass.

October 6th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘Apollo Sky did everything I asked!’ – Jockey Curwin John

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Apollo Sky’s jockey Curwin John said that the horse did everything he asked as they won the featured race of the day yesterday October 5, 2014 at Ellis Thomas Downs.

October 4th, 2014
UPDATE: STT horses a no show for Oct. 5 races @ Downs

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Vice President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Lesmore Smith confirmed this morning Saturday October 4, 2014 that none of the horses from St. Thomas (STT), United States Virgin Islands, have come up for the races slated for tomorrow October 5, 2014 at Ellis Thomas Downs, Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola.

July 26th, 2014
Anticipation high for Aug. 5 races @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – With attractive purses on offer, anticipation is high for the big August Tuesday race meet to be held at Ellis Thomas Downs Sea Cows’ Bay come August 5, 2014 which will feature nine races.

July 14th, 2014
Southern Dunn wins on Debut at Pre Festival Meet

SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – The pre-Festival races at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday 13, July 2014, was a quiet affair, with the late arrival of new horses detracting from the day’s excitement.

July 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Pre-August Tuesday races set for today @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners' Association Karen B. Smith-Aaron said that preparations for this afternoon’s horse race meet at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay are going well and that the races are ready to go.

April 14th, 2014
UPDATE: On to the Governor’s Cup for Really Uptown!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Governor’s Cup which is expected to be held in St Thomas, USVI next month is clearly the main thing on the horizon following yesterday’s (April 13, 2014) win at Ellis Thomas for the L&B Stables prize champion horse, Really Uptown.

April 12th, 2014
UPDATE: Feature horse race gets $15k increase for purse of $20k

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that legislators Hon. Myron V. Walwyn, Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool and Hon Archibald C. Christian along with other entities have upped the purse for the highly anticipated three-way clash at Ellis Thomas Downs tomorrow, April 13, 2014 by adding an additional $15,000.

January 27th, 2014
UPDATE: Town Hall leaves tongues wagging after VI Classic win

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Wild celebrations filled the air following Town Hall’s victory in the feature Turtle Dove Classic of the first ever VI Classic to be held in the Virgin Islands yesterday, January 26, 2014.


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