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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).

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.

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 23rd, 2019
More money budgeted to drive 2 former Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While it is not clear what policy led to former Legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) becoming eligible for state-sponsored transportation, more money has been approved to drive two former members around.

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.

December 27th, 2018
UPDATE: Massive outpour as Horse Races return to VI

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – After an 18 months long delay, Horse Races finally returned to the Virgins Islands (VI) in a massive outpouring of support at Ellis Thomas Downs, yesterday, Boxing Day, 2018.

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