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September 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Disappointing day @ USVI races for Tortola horses

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Despite high expectation and confidence ahead of the races on Sunday September 18, 2016 at Clinton E. Phipps Track in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the results were way below expectations.

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.

January 27th, 2014
UPDATE: Town Hall leaves tongues wagging after VI Classic win

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Wild celebrations filled the air following Town Hall’s victory in the feature Turtle Dove Classic of the first ever VI Classic to be held in the Virgin Islands yesterday, January 26, 2014.

January 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Horses all set for today's races at Ellis Thomas Downs!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Organisers have related that none of the horses billed to participate in races at Ellis Thomas Downs today, January 26, 2014 have been scratched for any of the races up to post time.

December 27th, 2013
Town Hall & Stephen Got Better stamp pedigree @ races [new photos added]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - A smaller than expected crowd at the Ellis Thomas Downs Boxing Day races bore witness to the power and speed of Stephen Got Better as well as Town Hall, who both had comfortable wins to stamp their pedigree on proceedings.

December 9th, 2013
UPDATE: Leave it to Bern expected to be 'put down'

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online indicates that rising speedster Leave it to Bern has been diagnosed as having a broken leg and is expected to be 'put down' soon.

September 16th, 2013
Horse Assoc. Presidents count successes in Triple Tiara 1st leg

ST. THOMAS USVI – President of the St Thomas/St John Horse Owners’ Association Mr Wystan Benjamin expressed that races were very competitive during the first leg of the Triple Tiara Crown held at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands yesterday, September 15, 2013.

September 15th, 2013
UPDATE: Leave It to Bern wins debut race in St Thomas

ST. THOMAS, USVI – Tortola’s debut horse, Leave It To Bern, emerged victorious in the Joseph "Bob Love" Sprauve Memorial Race today, September 15, 2013 at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas.

September 12th, 2013
Leave it to Bern among some 12 debutants at USVI’s Labour Day Races

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tortola horses Leave it to Bern, Good Boy Daddy and Winaholic join a slew of horses making their debut in the re-arranged Labour Day races at the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack on St Thomas, USVI on Sunday September 15, 2013.

July 15th, 2013
Excitement marks Ellis Thomas Downs’ Fun Day

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Veteran jockey David A. Campbell aka Jamtown almost delivered four victories out of four races in front of a modest crowd yesterday July 15, 2013 as the VI Horse Owners Association pulled off an exciting fun day and horse race event that featured a total of four match races.


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