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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 27th, 2016
Bellamy Chief gets sweet revenge in feature clash @ Easter races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Bellamy Chief was denied victory on debut at Ellis Thomas Downs on February 28, 2016 by Honors, however, the horse owned by popular horse owner and trainer Lesmore Smith avenged that defeat in the feature clash of the traditional Easter races at Ellis Thomas in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola today, March 27, 2016.

April 13th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘We put L&B in the oven!’ – Apollo Sky’s Asst. trainer

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “Tell L&B the sun is hot, the oven is baking and we ready to put them in the oven,” were the words of assistant trainer attached to The Boys’ Stables, Enos Z. Aaron, just minutes before the big showdown between Doughmaker of L&B Racing Stables and Apollo Sky of The Boys Stables.

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.

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