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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.

April 22nd, 2019
UPDATE: Pulling off Easter Races 'wasn’t easy financially'- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The VI Horse Owners Association's Easter Sunday Horse Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay drew over a thousand spectators to the 6 race card that saw horses from Antigua participating for the first time. This was hailed a success, considering the sport suffered tremendously since the hurricanes of September 2017.

April 18th, 2019
UPDATE: STT Horses expected on Tortola 'within the next hour' - Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom from our Team of Reporters across the Virgin Islands is that horses from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands are expected to arrive on Tortola within the next hour, today April 18, 2019 to compete in the Easter Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday April 21, 2019.

March 3rd, 2019
‘Totally Evil’ demolishes competition in feature race

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola VI - In a highly anticipated event, horse races resumed today Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Tortola following a heated 2019 election and political season.

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).

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