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November 17th, 2013
UPDATE: Races return to Ellis Thomas Downs today, Nov. 17

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Horseracing fans are all set to witness a treat as races return to Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay today, November 17, 2013 after a three month break.

October 28th, 2013
UPDATE: Leave it to Bern will race all comers – Asst. Trainer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following its latest victory in St Thomas, Assistant trainer, Enos Z. Aaron said Leave it to Bern will race any other horse that is placed before the team of the Boys Stables at the moment.

September 30th, 2013
UPDATE: No horse races for Oct. 6; new date not set

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The President of the VI Horse Owners’ Association, Mrs Karen Smith-Aaron, has advised there will be no races at Ellis Thomas Downs for this coming Sunday, October 6, 2013.

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 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Bad weather forces postponement of Labour Day races in St Thomas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that the Labour Day horse races scheduled for the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, USVI have been postponed due to poor weather conditions.

August 29th, 2013
Horse Owners Association makes use of grant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the VI Horse Owners Association, Mrs Karen Smith-Aaron has disclosed that persons have taken advantage of the remaining $5000 left of a grant handed to the association to develop the sport of horse racing locally.

July 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Match races on at Ellis Thomas Downs today, July 14!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse racing fans are in for an enjoyable time as the VI Horse Owners Association hosts a fun day at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay today, Sunday July 14, 2013 which will also see a total of four match races being run off.

May 29th, 2013
Teachers knock $10k horse grant amidst education woes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While some persons may see a recent grant that was given to the VI Horse Owners Association as a step in the right direction, there are yet others who feel that the grant may have been untimely or may have been insufficient in making a meaningful indentation to the Association's cause of enhancing the sport locally.

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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