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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.

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.

July 13th, 2015
UPDATE: Apollo Sky wins; Town Hall’s return a disappointment

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The much anticipated return of Town Hall to Ellis Thomas Downs at the Pre Festival Meet on Sunday July 12, 2015, highlighted the card, but ended in disappointment.

July 6th, 2015
keen competition expected @ all-Tortola pre-Festival races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse racing returns to Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay for the Pre-Festival races come July 12, 2015 with an exciting line up of Tortola horses. Five races are carded for the day.

May 31st, 2015
UPDATE: Pre-Fathers’ Day feature race a disappointment

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party-sponsored feature race of the Pre-Father’s Day meet today, May 31, 2015 turned out to be a huge disappointment as it was deemed unofficial due to a false start.

May 2nd, 2015
UPDATE: L&B Stables thrilled about bringing back Governor’s Cup to VI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Owner of Governor’s Cup winner Doughmaker, Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge said she is happy to once again bring the Governor’s Cup home to the VI.

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.

March 26th, 2015
'Doughmaker raring to go!'- Violet 'Letty' Hodge

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minus participation from the United States Virgin Islands, Ellis Thomas Downs Race Track will come alive on Sunday April 12, 2015 with a five-race card featuring some of the Tortola's top local horses.

December 27th, 2014
UPDATE: Silence as Really Up Town pulls up lame

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Apollo Sky may have romped home to thunderous applause in the Feature Race at Ellis Thomas Downs on Friday December 26, 2014, but there was stunned silence as racing fans realized Really Up Town had pulled up lame.

December 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Some STT horses scratched for 2014 Boxing Day race

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online was reliably informed that some of the horses that were due to come up from St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands for tomorrow’s December 26, 2014 Boxing Day races at Ellis Thomas Downs will not be coming.


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