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'Leave it to Bern’ latest addition to VI horse fold

- Stallion to debut in USVI Labour Day races
Horse racing fans will soon have more added excitement to the track with the entrance of ‘Leave it to Bern’, which will run out of ‘The Boys’ stables. Photo: VINO
David A. Campbell aka Jamdown explained that the horse has already been showing good signs of progress, “He runs really smooth [and has] put on a lot of weight since he first came,” he said.
David A. Campbell aka Jamdown explained that the horse has already been showing good signs of progress, “He runs really smooth [and has] put on a lot of weight since he first came,” he said.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Horse racing fans will soon have more added excitement to the track with the entrance of ‘Leave it to Bern’, which will run out of ‘The Boys’ stables.

According to the stables co-owner, Mr Rodney Simmons, the five-year-old stallion was purchased some three weeks ago and has been going through its paces under the watchful eyes of veteran exercise jockey, David A. Campbell aka Jamdown at Ellis Thomas Downs.

Speaking with Virgin Islands News Online, Campbell explained that the horse has already been showing good signs of progress, “He runs really smooth [and has] put on a lot of weight since he first came,” he said.

Campbell related that the horse, which was purchased out of Florida in the United States, is expected to have its first outing within the next few weeks at the upcoming Labour Day races scheduled for St Croix, US Virgin Islands on September 8, 2013.

Tortola’s very own East End Tap previously won the feature 1-1/16 mile race of the Labour Day event at the Randall ‘Doc’ James racetrack in 2010.

The Boys stables also has another power horse in Broken Home, which recently won the feature race of the pre-Father’s Day event at Ellis Thomas Downs on June 2, 2013.

Leave it to Bern is seen as a welcome addition to the steadily depleting fold of horses in the Virgin Islands.

17 Responses to “'Leave it to Bern’ latest addition to VI horse fold”

  • . (15/08/2013, 14:31) Like (7) Dislike (19) Reply
    Was this horse purchased with the money that myron donated?
    • Well Well (16/08/2013, 14:35) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      thats a good question...i thought he donated money for the association to bring in horses to sell.
  • west end (15/08/2013, 14:42) Like (5) Dislike (16) Reply

    lawd ah mussy 10 g can't even buy a pig in a basket let myrn go sit he r@$$ dwn wih his politicks ..kudos Roneny

    • Road Town (15/08/2013, 15:24) Like (10) Dislike (65) Reply

      at lease the man give something.what did you give so you go sit your cheap @$$ down.you all aways on the man case.

  • Rex (15/08/2013, 14:53) Like (1) Dislike (38) Reply
    Does our banks give loans for people to buy horses?
    • j (15/08/2013, 20:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      check myrun
    • T (16/08/2013, 04:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      GO ask the bank lender if you want a loan
      • Rex (16/08/2013, 12:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I was just asking because I am thinking on purchasing a horse but don't have that much cash on hand to buy one and was wondering if the bank will give me a loan..
  • johnny (15/08/2013, 15:15) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    seems like a healthy piece of animal hope we can take back the Premier's cup as really up town might be out for a along time
  • willy wonka (15/08/2013, 15:28) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good news left to be seen, of what he is made of.
  • worddddd (15/08/2013, 19:22) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    There are more jockeys left here who are trainable we need more local horse riders!
  • 4 horse men (15/08/2013, 21:02) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    He ran 21 times...He had 3 firsts .. 6 seconds and 3 thirds....not bad at all
    • @ 4 horse men (16/08/2013, 05:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Let’s see if that stands up at our Downs and in rock city!!!
  • re: horse men (16/08/2013, 07:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    21 times?? 3 first + 6 seconds + 3 thirds =12,,,,,guess the other 9 was last,,,,let's see what happens first!!
    • the boss (19/08/2013, 09:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      if u knew horse racing u would know they only post results if u run in the money .first ,second and third .
      • drake (19/08/2013, 11:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        the last race he ran which was his claiminig race he ran 6th...and at horse men you should know your horse better than just coming here to blog. He ran 24 races. 3 first 7 seconds and 3 thirds....know your stats before you come here!!
  • the boss (19/08/2013, 09:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the money Myron donated to the club cant even pay for the shipping of this horse much less purchase ,do your home work


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