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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.

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 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.

January 16th, 2013
Meet the 'voice' of horse racing in the VI- Rashidi M. Clenance

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The horses break the gate and are blazing down the track with a bunch of horses fighting for the lead as a gap opens in the middle. The track announcer suddenly comes to life and indicates that a horse from behind is making a move on the outside.

January 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Really Uptown well on his way to Triple Crown Glory! [Photo display included]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Any lingering doubts over the pedigree and speed of Really Uptown were firmly put to bed by an astonishing performance in the 1st leg of the V.I. Triple Crown at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday January 13, 2013.

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