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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.

January 16th, 2017
Hon Walwyn accused of undue political interference in Horse Owners' election

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The ever controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is making negative headlines again.

July 17th, 2016
Four cars being raffled at once in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four extremely lucky persons will soon be owners of brand new vehicles.

June 23rd, 2016
Patsy C. Lake calling it quits after one year!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- President of the VI Horse Owners Association, Mrs Patsy C. Lake has made an early announcement at calling it quits after a year at the helm.

June 20th, 2016
‘Better late than never’- Son of horse racing honouree Jim Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola- “They never gave him anything when he was alive, but it’s better late than never so I am thankful to the VI Horse Owners Association,” commented McDonald Smith on receiving a plaque in honour of his late father and horse racing stalwart, Mr Jim Smith.

June 17th, 2016
More VI horse racing stalwarts to be honoured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners' Association Patsy C. Lake said that this coming Sunday, Father's Day June 19, 2016, a number of persons who have made significant contribution to the sport of horse racing in the territory will be celebrated.

April 18th, 2016
'Special cadre' of horse racing stalwarts honoured

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Described as a “special cadre of persons” by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith, six persons who have been credited with contributing towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands over the years were showered with praises and plaques at an elegant luncheon organised by the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday April 17, 2016.

January 13th, 2016
New starting gate being sought for Ellis Thomas Downs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Mrs Patsy C. Lake has disclosed that even though the VI Classic horse racing meet is scheduled for this Sunday January 17, 2016, the entire sum for the purses has not been secured.

December 29th, 2015
‘Track surface needs overhaul; No vet @ races' – Karen B. Smith-Aaron

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Karen B. Smith-Aaron said while she cannot determine what led to the fatal fall of championship horse Doughmaker on Sunday December 27, 2015, she acknowledged that the track surface at Ellis Thomas Downs is in need of an overhaul and said that for 2016 the plan is to have a veterinarian on standby at races.

December 28th, 2015
'Letty' threatens to quit horse racing; claims persons rejoiced @ Doughmaker's demise

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse owner Violet ‘Letty’ Delville-Hodge is extremely upset that her championship horse, Doughmaker, had to be put to sleep yesterday December 27, 2015 during the Boxing Day races following injury on the track due to what she alleges to be lack of care for the track at Ellis Thomas Downs by the BVI Horse Owners' Association.


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