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February 17th, 2014
UPDATE: Town Hall’s Cruzian win a proud moment – Alex V. Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the owners of Tortola’s Town Hall may have come away with a heavy purse of $22,500 in winning the Flamboyant stakes at the Randall ‘Doc’ James racetrack in St Croix yesterday, February 16, 2014, the team also emerged with an increased sense of pride and an added notch to an already growing reputation.

November 18th, 2013
UPDATE: Leave it to Bern ignites crowd at Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Overcoming Swagg Daddy down the back straight and roaring to victory down the home straight, Leave it to Bern had a sparse crowd on their feet as he won on home debut in a time of 1:30 and 2 over 7 furlongs to make it three wins in a row on Sunday November 17, 2013.

November 17th, 2013
UPDATE: Races return to Ellis Thomas Downs today, Nov. 17

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Horseracing fans are all set to witness a treat as races return to Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay today, November 17, 2013 after a three month break.

September 30th, 2013
UPDATE: No horse races for Oct. 6; new date not set

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The President of the VI Horse Owners’ Association, Mrs Karen Smith-Aaron, has advised there will be no races at Ellis Thomas Downs for this coming Sunday, October 6, 2013.

September 2nd, 2013
Big D & Slevin triumphant in Labour Day horse races in St Croix

ST CROIX, USVI- Slevin and Big D were among those in the winner’s circle when the Labour Day Weekend Races were held at the Randall "Doc" James Racetrack on St. Croix on Sunday September 1, 2013.

August 15th, 2013
'Leave it to Bern’ latest addition to VI horse fold

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse racing fans will soon have more added excitement to the track with the entrance of ‘Leave it to Bern’, which will run out of ‘The Boys’ stables.

June 27th, 2013
Tiger’s Mischief found dead in stables

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Tragedy has again struck horse racing in the Virgin Islands (VI) with the sudden death of local horse Tiger's Mischief.

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.

June 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Races all set for Downs today, June 2

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Ellis Thomas Downs is expected to come alive with the usual horse racing excitement today, June 2, 2013 for the second race of the year in the Territory hosted by the VI Horse Owners Association.

May 20th, 2013
Local horse owners fired up for June 2 races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse owners have expressed excitement in anticipation of the upcoming races set for June 2, 2013 at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay.





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