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January 19th, 2015
UPDATE: St Moose was untouchable - James Bates

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Despite a below par performance from his horse in St Croix recently, popular horse owner and trainer James Bates was confident that St Moose was going to destroy the competition in the first leg of the VI Triple Crown at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday January 18, 2015.

January 17th, 2015
Triple Crown First Leg all set to be a grand affair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Excitement continues to build towards the First Leg of the Triple Crown at Ellis Thomas Downs with news that the Challengers from St Thomas and St Croix have all safely arrived in the territory for the showdown on Sunday January 18, 2015.

January 12th, 2015
Trading Secrets ready for VI Triple Crown success

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Triple Crown is back on the horse racing calendar, with the first leg scheduled during the meet to take place on Sunday January 18, 2015 at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay.

January 13th, 2014
VI Classic promises substance with overseas participation! [Updated Race Card Inserted]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The VI Classic promises much substance with a power packed card featuring numerous horses from St Thomas and St Croix and several debutants.

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.

March 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Broken Home Out! 4 Tortola horses in for Sunday’s races!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This news site has been reliably informed that Broken Home will no longer be participating in the final leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Crown Challenge in St Thomas, USVI, on Sunday March 17, 2013.

February 17th, 2013
UPDATE: Really Uptown demolishes competition in St Croix!

ST CROIX, USVI - Really Uptown won the second leg of the VI Triple Crown in convincing fashion on February 17, 2013 with a new track record at the Randall 'Doc' James racetrack.

March 19th, 2012
UPDATE - We had a strategy to beat Bud White – says trainer [Photoslide Included]

ST. THOMAS, USVI - It had seemed like déjà vu all over again when St Thomas horse Bud White was looking like he had victory under his harness in the final leg of the Johnnie Walker Triple Crown Classic yesterday Sunday March 18, 2012, but East End Tap in the final few seconds denied him that win and in the process smashed a track record – 1:52.03.

March 15th, 2012
Final Leg of Triple Crown set for Sunday March 18

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - All eyes will be on St. Thomas this Sunday March 18, 2012 for the final leg of the first ever Virgin Islands’ Triple Crown. The first leg was ran on January 15, 2012 at the Virgin Islands’ (Tortola) famous Ellis Thomas Downs and was won by St. Croix’s Slevin and the second leg ran on St. Croix’s Randall ‘Doc’ James Racetrack on February 19, 2012 and was won by new comer Bud White of St. Thomas.

March 13th, 2012
Slevin out of VI Triple Crown...again!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In another twist to the plot leading up to the 3rd and final leg of the Johnny Walker Black VI Triple Crown Challenge slated for March 18, 2012 at the Clinton E. Phipps Race Track in St. Thomas, USVI, Slevin has been scratched from the race.

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