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July 12th, 2019
‘People said we would only become a training track’- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “I am not raising my own flags but giving myself a pat on the back as well, while not being boastful about it, that the Virgin Islands has the only [horse racing] track running and it probably will be the only track [in Greater Virgin Islands] for the next year.”

July 8th, 2019
Totally Evil's unbeaten run ended by Thulean

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The feature clash at the Pre-August Festival Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on July 7, 2019 provided an upset as Thulean of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, ended the 8-race unbeaten run of Totally Evil also of St Thomas.

March 2nd, 2019
Horse Racing resumes Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola VI - This Sunday, March 3, 2019, all roads will lead to Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay as horse racing resumes following a heated 2019 elections and political season in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 16th, 2019
Election Horse Races cancelled, next race day, March 3, 2019

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Many residents, political aspirants and incumbents were gearing up for socialising ahead of the 2019 Elections Day at the proposed Sunday, February 17, 2019, race day at Ellis Thomas Downs, on Tortola.

February 13th, 2019
'PVIM not calling names, bad talking anyone' – Mitch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Chaplain, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch,’ now with the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) led Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP2) pointed out that the PVIM is running a clean campaign when compared to its main competitors the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Hon Myron V. Walwyn’s (AL) NDP 1.

January 28th, 2019
Tortola’s ‘Moon Light Bandit’ won Ellis Thomas Downs feature race

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - While the crowd was small compared to the Boxing Day 2018 races at Ellis Thomas Downs, there were more political aspirants and politicians than spectators when Horse Races returned to Tortola on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

January 25th, 2019
Horse Races set for Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the return of horse races on Boxing Day 2018 at Ellis Thomas Downs, the Virgin Islands will again see horse racing action this Sunday, January 27, 2019.

January 16th, 2019
Lesmore Smith brings horse racing experience to PVIM - Hon Skelton

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM- NDP2), Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), says his new At-Large Candidate, Mr Lesmore Smith brings a range of experience to the party.

January 15th, 2019
Lesmore Smith & Sylvia C. Romney-Moses to run with NDP 2; announcement soon

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The breakaway National Democratic Party (NDP) group—now called the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM)—will announce shortly two more Candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Elections.

December 27th, 2018
'Gov’t did not help with return of Horse Races' - Lesmore Smith

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI - With the successful return of Horse Races to the Virgin Islands (VI) after an 18 month hiatus, President of the BVI Horse Racing Association, Mr Lesmore Smith said they didn’t have to be dependent on Government to make it happen.

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