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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.

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 3rd, 2017
UPDATE: Totally Evil is ‘too fast’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Action was as usual at an all-time high when pounding hooves and cheering patrons met at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, on the main island of Tortola, to see who would rise to bragging rights and who would fall and work harder, be it in tactic or speed.

August 3rd, 2016
UPDATE: VI takes 6 wins @ August Tuesday Races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The long rivalry between Virgin Islands (VI) and US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) horse owners continued at the August Tuesday Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay yesterday, August 2, 2016.

October 4th, 2015
My Pal Shawn takes feature race @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Mr Alex V. Lake had expressed extreme confidence in his horse ahead of the feature encounter of the 5-race card at Ellis Thomas Downs today, October 4, 2015 and My Pal Shawn did not disappoint as it galloped to victory moments ago.

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.


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