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January 22nd, 2015
Was gun planted by police @ ‘Letty’ Hodge’s property?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the trial of Mrs. Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge and Mr Lucien Smith got underway in the Magistrate’s Court Mrs. Hodge’s Attorney, Mr Julian Knowles. QC, had cause to question one of the Prosecution’s witnesses as to why he did not record certain information in his handbook and why the same information was neither in the statement that is part of the trial.

December 26th, 2012
UPDATE: Anyone that comes to challenge Really Uptown will be disappointed- Hodge

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Having silenced the doubters that Really Uptown could not have registered a second straight win against St. Croix's champion horse Slevin, Violet "Letty" Hodge is looking for more challengers although she is already warning them that they will be disappointed at the end as her horse Really Uptown is simply the best at the moment.

December 14th, 2012
UPDATE: New Horse Owners’ Assoc. president chooses route of consensus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly elected President of the VI Horse Owners’ Association, Karen Smith-Aaron, has expressed that it is her desire to run the Association through the route of consensus and feels that even though her new role might be challenging, the best results would ultimately come through the use of this approach.

November 25th, 2012
UPDATE: Really Uptown defeats the 'Big Demon' Slevin in St. Croix

MID ISLAND, St Croix, USVI – Celebrations ran wild on November 25, 2012 as Really Uptown smoked out the competition to emerge the winner in record time in the Turkeyball Stakes moments ago at the Randall 'Doc' James race track in St Croix.

September 18th, 2012
Letty Hodge lashes out at VI Horse Owners' President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former President of the Virgin Islands Horseowners’ Association, Violet 'Letty' Hodge believes that Mr Lesmore Smith was totally out of order when he made statements recently on a radio talk show programme “Sports Talk” on September 15, 2012.

July 28th, 2012
Race Horse Lake Texoma is dead!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) horseracing community has been put into a state of shock this morning July 28, 2012 to learn that racing horse Lake Texoma had to be put to sleep.

July 17th, 2012
Supplementary fee for “unqualified” horses to enter Premier’s Cup!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horses which are not qualified to participate in this year’s Premier’s Cup, have been given a second chance by the local horse racing association, where they can pay a supplementary fee to participate.

June 3rd, 2012
Really Uptown, the speed demon, lives up to his name! [Photoslide Included]

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “None of these horses have the kind of speed that he [Really Uptown] has; I don’t care who won before or what they did before, but my horse speed demon can do the job!”

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