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Final Leg of Triple Crown set for Sunday March 18

- Tortola’s East End Tap could be the up-set winner, Slevin still out, Berberis in!
Come Sunday March 18, 2012, East End Tap of Tortola would have ran in all three legs of the VI Triple Crown. He came second on Tortola and third on St. Croix. He could make an upset in St. Thomas winning the Triple Crown feature race.
All roads lead to the Clinton E. Phipps Racing Park for the final leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Crown . It has been history for all three islands, Tortola, St. Croix and St. Thomas as each island hosts a leg of the first ever Triple Crown.
All roads lead to the Clinton E. Phipps Racing Park for the final leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Crown . It has been history for all three islands, Tortola, St. Croix and St. Thomas as each island hosts a leg of the first ever Triple Crown.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - All eyes will be on St. Thomas this Sunday March 18, 2012 for the final leg of the first ever Virgin Islands’ Triple Crown. The first leg was ran on January 15, 2012 at the Virgin Islands’ (Tortola) famous Ellis Thomas Downs and was won by St. Croix’s Slevin and the second leg ran on St. Croix’s Randall ‘Doc’ James Racetrack on February 19, 2012 and was won by new comer Bud White of St. Thomas.

Now is the final leg at the Clinton E. Phipps Racing Park and Tortola’s East End Tap could be the favourite to up-set Bud White, the horse which pundits predict to win the Triple Crown feature race.

There will be nine exciting races and the big prize purse for the feature race, the one that will crown the first ever Triple Crown winner, has a purse of a minimum of $13,000. The race will see East End Tap and Good Prospecting of Tortola, taking on Political Reporter and Berberis of St. Croix, and Bud White and Diablo’s Fire of St. Thomas.

Post time for this Sunday's races is 1:00 p.m.

Meanwhile, Road Town Fast Ferry has announced that it will be running a special boat trip for the races of $35.00 Roundtrip to St. Thomas’ Red Hook. The boat departs West End on Tortola at 11:15 a.m. and returns immediately after the Races. There will also be a later boat for those who want to hang out for a little while longer which will depart St. Thomas at 9:00 p.m. from Red Hook to Tortola.

Please see full official race card.

19 Responses to “Final Leg of Triple Crown set for Sunday March 18”

  • Roy (15/03/2012, 08:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    its time for parimutuel betting or else bring in casinos and slot machines cause we horse lovers can gamble boss...
    • in the news (15/03/2012, 14:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      ha ha lots of so called christians in the NDP....so this is not coming anytime soon
      • 1 (15/03/2012, 23:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I TAUGHT WE ONLY ELECTED ONE!
        • seprate to educate (16/03/2012, 06:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          There should be a separation between church and state!
          • for real (16/03/2012, 10:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            I second the motion
          • ------------------------- (16/03/2012, 18:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            that is for the states this is the BVI....but I am for moving the race track forward in whatever way possible!
          • ------------------------- (16/03/2012, 18:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            the church and state thing is for the states...this the bvi boss...but I am for doing whatever it takes to improve the racetrack
  • johnny (15/03/2012, 08:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Finally! So many of us are looking forward to the end of this silly fleabag racing so that we can make progress on building our multimillion dollar state of the art cricket stadium. I heard through the grapevine that we have a Chinese invester who is going to foot most of the bill, but also some of these so-called horsemen have also expressed their interest. Some of them are quite business orientated and realised that this fleabag business is a dead end street. As this is the final race in SCB i may even be there and organise an impromptu exhibition game to get the crowd to the last horse race. Long live Cricket!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • crazy man (15/03/2012, 14:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      lawd ah mussy Johnny you gone crazy this time...bouy go suck an egg
  • queen bee (15/03/2012, 09:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    where is Johnny me need some jokes....
    • voice (15/03/2012, 22:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      girl you were late Johnny done give he jokes..ha ha he he
    • not to come back without a win (16/03/2012, 23:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      the old fool johnny further up. I hope all the Tortola horses clean up. BAM
  • weed (15/03/2012, 14:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    east end tap its no way he can beat Bud WHITE!
  • tell we fast (15/03/2012, 14:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    vino how many horses from Tola went down? i heard the school children say tis only three?????
  • bud white fan (15/03/2012, 16:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    No horse in the last leg of the triple crown is going to beat bud white
    • cross fire (15/03/2012, 22:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      bud white fan how can you say that and you only see him run once in the VI? look out for an up set
    • Pasty Rake (16/03/2012, 06:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      hold up! you mean good prospecting does not have a chance in hell to win???? do not rule him out before lesmore get a fet....
  • jack be still (15/03/2012, 23:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    how come no one telling we the real deal on how many Tortola horses went down?? VINO you holding out on us!!


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