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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.

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.

May 6th, 2014
Really Uptown seeking rematch, horse was tired – L&B Stables

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Thoughts that Really Uptown will not rebound from his most recent loss in the Governor’s Cup at the St Thomas Carnival races on Friday, May 2, 2014 have been swiftly put to rest by the L&B Stables team.

May 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: Is this the end for VI’s Really Uptown?

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Swagg Daddy shocked hundreds of horseracing fans by overtaking last year’s Governor’s Cup champion Really Uptown at the half of the feature event of the St Thomas Carnival Races yesterday, May 2, 2014 for a lead that was never relinquished.

April 27th, 2014
Really Uptown to defend Governor's Cup in St Thomas' carnival races

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Six beasts of speed will face off for the coveted Governor’s Cup Crown at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, USVI on May 2, 2014 with most eyes centred on the main attraction and returning champion, Really Uptown.

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.

April 4th, 2014
Clash of horse giants Town Hall vs Really Uptown set!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – A huge upcoming clash of the titans among the premier race horses in the Virgin Islands has set tongues wagging and has one contestant issuing an outright claim to victory even before the highly anticipated showdown.

December 20th, 2013
Really Uptown a no-show for Boxing Day races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The proposed race card for Boxing Day races to be held at Ellis Thomas Downs is now in and five races are expected to be run off on race day, including a feature race that includes one horse on debut and another racing out of St Thomas.

August 10th, 2013
‘Letty’ Hodge blasts speculation surrounding Really Uptown

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Co-Owner of Really Uptown, Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge has blasted speculations that her champion horse Really Uptown has suffered a career ending injury, revealing once more that she is simply being cautious about the horse’s condition and will have a veterinarian (vet) conduct a key examination soon.


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