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keen competition expected @ all-Tortola pre-Festival races

-Town Hall back after year long hiatus; Wrol Up to make debut
Town Hall owned by Family Affair Racing Stables is back. Photo: VINO/File
Trading Secrets. Photo: VINO
Trading Secrets. Photo: VINO
Apollo Sky. Photo: VINO/File
Apollo Sky. Photo: VINO/File
Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Esther N. Fraser said the event will be one filled with fun and excitement. Photo: Provided
Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Esther N. Fraser said the event will be one filled with fun and excitement. Photo: Provided
In a comment, Trainer for The Boys Stables Enos Z. Aaron said that he is expecting big things not only from Apollo Sky but from debutante Wrol Up. “Like I keep saying, if they can’t front him, they can’t beat him,” he said, referring to Apollo Sky. Photo: VINO/File
In a comment, Trainer for The Boys Stables Enos Z. Aaron said that he is expecting big things not only from Apollo Sky but from debutante Wrol Up. “Like I keep saying, if they can’t front him, they can’t beat him,” he said, referring to Apollo Sky. Photo: VINO/File
Speaking to this news site, owner Alex V. Lake of Family Affair Stables said that both of his horses – Town Hall and Trading Secrets are ready for the races. Photo: VINO/File
Speaking to this news site, owner Alex V. Lake of Family Affair Stables said that both of his horses – Town Hall and Trading Secrets are ready for the races. Photo: VINO/File
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse racing returns to Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay for the Pre-Festival races come July 12, 2015 with an exciting line up of Tortola horses. Five races are carded for the day.

The feature race will be race four and this will be a 7-Furlong battle for Class A horses for a purse of $5,000 and sponsored by CCT Boatphone. In this race will be Exploring, owned by Top Priority Racing Stables, Apollo Sky owned by the Boys Stables, Town Hall owned by Family Affair Stables and Starship Titan owned by Strictly Business Stables.

Race one is a 6-Furlong race for Class E horses and features Power Ten of Zion Stables, Orithyia of Thomasville Stables and LB Thunder of L&B Racing Stables.

Race two is a 1-Mile for Class D horses and will feature Meddling Birdie of Mission House Stables, Mark It A Wynn from One Time For One Time Stables and Southern Dunn from Thomasville Stables.

Race three is a 1-Mile race for Class B horses and features Buy Buy Buy owned by Jarrel ‘Jay Jay’ Rhymer, Yes By Eric owned by The Boys Stables, Kiton owned by Top Priority Racing Stables and Bitter Sweet Dream of L&B Racing Stables.

Race five is a 1-Mile event for Class B horses and will feature Prince of Speed owned by Case Close Stables. Trading Secrets owned by Family Affair Stables, Luxury Appeal owned by One Time For One Time Stables and making its debut, Wrol Up owned by The Boys Stables.

Fun and excitement

Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association Esther N. Fraser said the event will be one filled with fun and excitement.

“On July 12, 2015, the BVI Horse Owners' Association presents the BVI's Pre-Festival Races in Sea Cow's Bay, Tortola. Five races are slated for the day that are sure to be full of excitement. Bring the entire family out to see some of the best horses in the Virgin Islands measure their readiness to compete in the auspicious August Tuesday races. Buy Buy Buy, Starship Titan, Apollo Sky, Bitter Sweet Dream and Luxury Appeal, among others, are poised for a great day at [Ellis Thomas Downs Racetrack. Races begin at 2pm."

Town Hall is back

Speaking to this news site, owner Alex V. Lake of Family Affair Stables said that both of his horses – Town Hall and Trading Secrets are ready for the races. He said Town Hall will be making its return after a hiatus of over one year.

“Town Hall making his debut again after a year and couple months. He is looking real good and training excellent and we looking forward for an excellent race out of him,” he said.

In a comment, Trainer for The Boys Stables Enos Z. Aaron said that he is expecting big things not only from Apollo Sky and Yes By Eric but also from debutante Wrol Up. “Like I keep saying, if they can’t front him, they can’t beat him,” he said, referring to Apollo Sky. “If they can’t get up there with him to catch him, same result I’m expecting."

See race card available for download 

5 Responses to “keen competition expected @ all-Tortola pre-Festival races”

  • jj (06/07/2015, 09:15) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    So happy bvi can run now without st thomas
    • @ JJ (06/07/2015, 10:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Yes they finally wake up and smell the coffee yall
    • sound so stupid (06/07/2015, 12:07) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      how long can we keep this up? it will get boring after a while. ayo does talk only because ayo got a mouth. jj is 2 @$$es in one.
      • Real (07/07/2015, 09:56) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        You mad that's some good races.....you obviously don't go horse race.
  • long look me come from (06/07/2015, 11:06) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Come on no one supports locals


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