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November 18th, 2019
UPDATE: Thulean returns to winning ways; Barrabas Key is the name!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The loyal horse racing fans at the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association’s races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Sunday, November 17, 2019 were treated to a day of exciting encounters, including in the feature race that went down to the wire between rivals Totally Evil and Thulean of St Thomas (STT), US Virgin Islands.

November 12th, 2019
Thulean, Totally Evil or Salsa Jack? Excitement builds for Nov. 17 races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Will it be Thulean again or will Totally Evil get sweet revenge after two defeats? Is an upset likely from Courage and Honour or will Salsa Jack spring another surprise win?

September 9th, 2019
Salsa Jack stuns Thulean @ ‘The Bouncer’ Memorial races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- 2019 Premier’s Cup winner Thulean had to surprisingly settle for second as debut horse Salsa Jack proved too hot for the speed demon in the feature race of the Clinton E. Romney aka ‘The Bouncer’ Memorial Horse Race Meet at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

September 3rd, 2019
Horse racing this Sunday in memory of Clinton E. Romney aka ‘Bouncer’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A top fan of Virgin Islands’ horse racing, the late Clinton E. Romney aka ‘The Bouncer’, will be honoured in the most fitting way, with a memorial horse race meet at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

August 13th, 2019
Gov’t assures Ellis Thomas Downs will be fixed

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While admitting that the renovation of Ellis Thomas Downs, the territory’s lone horse racing facility, is not on the front burner for Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said “other things” for horse racing will be done in the interim.

August 6th, 2019
Thulean wins 2019 Premier's Cup

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Moments ago, August 6, 2019, Thulean of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands convincingly won the Premier's Cup at the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival Horse Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola.

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.

July 6th, 2019
Totally Evil returns for Pre-August Festival Races on July 7, 2019

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Winner of the feature clash at the Easter Festival Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, in April 2019, Totally Evil of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), will again be in the line-up when the VI Horse Owners Association holds its Pre-August Festival Races on Sunday July 7, 2019.

May 27th, 2019
VI urged to participate in 3-day Prayer & Fast

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “As a Government, we believe that it is important for us as a Territory to petition God collectively and to stay in the Grace of God to build up this BVI in a way that is pleasing to His sight,” were the words of Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he made an appeal to everyone in the Virgin Islands to participate in a 3 day prayer and fast, beginning today, May 27, 2019.

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