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August 5th, 2015
STT’s Break Up The Game put down

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online can confirm that champion horse Break Up The Game has been put to sleep following an injury picked up in yesterday’s August 4, 2015 Premier’s Cup race at Ellis Thomas Downs.

August 4th, 2015
UPDATE: St Moose victory marred by Break Up The Game injury

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The 8th running of the Premier’s Cup at the Ellis Thomas Downs on Tuesday August 4, 2015 was won by St Moose, but the race will go down in the history books for sadder reasons.

August 1st, 2015
Big showdown expected @ Aug 4 races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Ellis Thomas Downs is set for a showdown on August 4, 2015 when the Premier’s Cup is run at the Festival Races, featuring Wrol Up, Town Hall, Chilean Boy of Tortola and St Moose of St Croix and Break Up The Game out of St Thomas, USVI.

January 5th, 2014
Karen B. Aaron re-elected VI Horse Owners Assoc. President

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – President of the VI Horse Owners Association, Mrs. Karen B. Aaron, was re-elected when the organisation held elections on December 19, 2013 along with most of the executive that had previously been in place.

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.

August 7th, 2013
UPDATE: St Croix’s Plotter came specially for Premier’s Cup - Trainer

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Jo-Dingo Stables’ Jahmal Rivera said he came specially to achieve the feat of having Plotter become the first St Croix horse to win the Premier’s Cup.

August 4th, 2013
UPDATE: Premier’s Seamoon wins Sloop Shoot Out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a choppy sea and with gusting winds “Seamoon” and the Premier’s Representative, the Honourable Marlon A. Penn held off the feisty challenge of “Moonbeam” and the Governor’s Representative, Vincent Wheatley to retain the Premier’s Cup on Saturday, August 3, 2013.

July 29th, 2013
Who will be the ‘top gun’ in Premier’s Cup?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The official race card for the upcoming August Tuesday Emancipation Festival races at Ellis Thomas Downs has been released and in the absence of two of the foremost competitors of recent- Bud White and Really Uptown, it remains to be seen which horse will emerge as the ‘top gun’ in the feature race on August 6, 2013.

July 15th, 2013
Antigua wins 15th Premier’s Cup Youth Sailing Regatta

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – Team Antigua won the annual Premier’s Cup Youth Sailing Regatta in the Virgin Islands (VI) for this first time when they ousted defending and two-time champions Anguilla at Nanny Cay this weekend, July 13-14, 2013.

August 7th, 2012
UPDATE: Bud White sets new record in Premier's Cup victory! [Slideshow Included]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Bud White won the Premier's Cup in fine style and there were notable wins for local horses, but overall the Inter Island Festival Races at Ellis Thomas Downs on Tuesday August 7th, 2012 failed to ignite the excitement for an appreciably sized crowd.


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