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March 26th, 2012
Horse racing associations to iron out Triple Crown kinks!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the hope of avoiding another controversial Triple Crown such as what occurred in the first staging, the horse racing associations of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas and St. Croix are soon to meet to work out those “kinks”.

March 1st, 2012
Triple Crown will go on with or without Slevin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the presence of the big demon, Slevin, would make the perfect ingredient for a best boil to wrap up the historic Triple Crown, President of the St. Thomas Horse Racing Association, Winston Benjamin, is adamant that the third leg would surely be the best leg come March 18, 2012.

February 27th, 2012
Bud White's owner throws down gauntlet to all challengers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Michael ‘Lulu’ Smith, the owner of Bud White- the most talked about horse that recently won the second leg of the Triple Crown in St. Croix, says he is preparing his horse for the third and final leg of the Triple Crown and welcomes any new challengers including those new horses rumoured to have arrived in Tortola.

February 23rd, 2012
Slevin out of Triple Crown!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Slevin, one of the fastest horses on the race track, will not be competing in the last leg of the Virgin Islands’ Triple Crown slated for St. Thomas next month, revealed James Bates, its owner.

February 20th, 2012
UPDATE: Tortola’s Broken Home equals record on St. Croix! [Photoslide Included]

St. Croix, USVI - Real El Madrid had set the record of 1:09:4 on October 10, 2010 in the 6 furlongs open race only to have it equalled yesterday, Sunday February 19, 2012 by Tortola's Broken Home during the 2nd leg of the Triple Crown at the Randall “Doc” James racetrack, St. Croix, USVI.

February 14th, 2012
Tortola objects to new horse entry in Triple Crown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite objections from the Virgin Islands' Horse Owner's Association, new comer Bud White has been cleared to run in the second leg of the Johnny Walker Black VI Triple Crown Challenge at the Randolph ‘Doc’ James Race Track in St. Croix on February 19, 2012.

January 26th, 2012
Fans encouraged to get early ferry tickets to Triple Crown 2nd leg

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The much anticipated second leg of the historic Triple Crown is not until February 19, 2012, however, horse-racing fans are encouraged to make early purchase of tickets for the boat ride to St. Croix in order to facilitate an early take off from Tortola and a smooth transition from ferry to on land transportation in St. Croix.

January 17th, 2012
Slevin gives competition a mountain to climb!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the first leg of the Triple Crown done and dusted, the question now is can Slevin be beaten, and judging from the speed in which he devoured the field during the Turtle Dove Classic on Sunday January 15, 2012, it will be a tough question to answer.

January 16th, 2012
3rd District party did not affect Triple Crown- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The big hullabaloo over whether 3rd District representative Hon. Julian Fraser’s staging of a party at Ellis Thomas Downs was going to affect preparation for the Triple Crown races yesterday Sunday January 15, 2012, petered out into naught as there were reportedly no complaints over the condition of the grandstand and its surroundings.

January 15th, 2012
Slevin wins Triple Crown first leg [Photoslide Included]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Slevin of St. Croix powered to a comfortable win in the feature race of the Triple Crown's first leg at Ellis Thomas Downs today January 15, 2012.

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