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April 28th, 2017
UPDATE: American Greed takes only win for Tortola @ Carnival Races

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Some six Tortola horses competed at the 2017 Carnival Races at Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on April 27, 2017; however, only one of the visiting horses tasted victory.

August 8th, 2016
Giant Valley to seek revenge against St Moose next month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Giant Valley of Tortola, Virgin Islands was unable to add the Premier’s Cup to its recent Governor's Cup win as it trailed home in the feature event of the August Tuesday Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on August 2, 2016.

April 30th, 2016
UPDATE: Giant Valley’s win no surprise to Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many regarded the Governor’s Cup win by Tortola’s Giant Valley at the Carnival Races at Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on April 29, 2016 as an upset, horse owner Lesmore Smith was hardly surprised.

April 26th, 2016
My Pal Shawn & St Moose to renew rivalry @ STT Carnival Races this Friday

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Optimism is high among Virgin Islands horse owners as the St Thomas, USVI Carnival races on April 29, 2016 at Clinton E. Phipps racetrack fast approach.

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 27th, 2015
3 Tortola horses in STT's Governor’s Cup

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Three Tortola horses, Doughmaker, Chilean Boy and Trading Secrets will go head to head with Uptown Anthem, Giant Valley and Break Up The Game in the Governor’s Cup – the feature race on May 1, 2015 at the Clinton E. Phipps Race Track, St. Thomas, USVI.

May 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: Is this the end for VI’s Really Uptown?

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Swagg Daddy shocked hundreds of horseracing fans by overtaking last year’s Governor’s Cup champion Really Uptown at the half of the feature event of the St Thomas Carnival Races yesterday, May 2, 2014 for a lead that was never relinquished.

April 27th, 2014
Really Uptown to defend Governor's Cup in St Thomas' carnival races

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Six beasts of speed will face off for the coveted Governor’s Cup Crown at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, USVI on May 2, 2014 with most eyes centred on the main attraction and returning champion, Really Uptown.

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.

April 26th, 2013
UPDATE: L&B Stables wins first ever Governor's Cup with Really Uptown!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Tortola's champion horse Really Uptown has won the 2013 Governor's Cup at the Clinton E. Phipps race track in St Thomas, making history for L&B Stables since it is the first time it has won the Governor's Cup.

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