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Short but action packed card for Ellis Thomas Downs April 2, 2017

There will be four debut horses in action, three from Tortola and one from St Thomas, when a horse racing card is held at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday April 2, 2017. Photo: VINO/File
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – A small but intriguing race card awaits avid fans of Horse Racing on Sunday April 2, 2017 at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, with six horses from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) expected to also compete.

With five races scheduled, beginning at 2:00 PM, there will also be four debut horses on view, three from Tortola and one from St Thomas.

In Race One, over 7 Furlongs for Class D Horses and with a Purse of $3,500, Sparky Bee leads the challenge and will be hoping to take the money back to St Thomas, but Meddling Birdie and Big Meow will have different ideas.

Race Two, also over 7 Furlongs, but for Class C Horses and worth the same $3,500, features 3 debutants, Irish Smarty (STT), as well as local horses, Sandler and D Big Gossip. D Q Rester makes up the field and all are expected to weigh in at 119lbs.

Race Three, over 7 Furlongs for Fillies and Mares includes the newly named Red Beard, formerly known as Rags to Riches and debutant from St Thomas, Moving Part. The field of entrants is completed by Top Class Citizen and has a winner’s purse of $4,000.

Race Four, worth $4,000, is over 7 Furlongs and features three class C and B horses, Giant Valley, Daboluck and Call Daddy (STT).

Race Five, the last race of the day and a 7 Furlong affair worth $8,000 is also the biggest field with 5 Horses, all of whom are Class A.

Park Ranger, Honors and American Creed will fly the local flag, but face stiff opposition from Totally Evil and I’m Sensational, both from St Thomas.

See race card below:

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12 Responses to “Short but action packed card for Ellis Thomas Downs April 2, 2017”

  • horse racing dead (29/03/2017, 09:29) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    We need to get back L&B, COXHEATH and THE BOYZ STABLES
    • the rock (30/03/2017, 16:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      They need to come back u mean, not we need to go back to them, horse sweet!
  • Winstead (29/03/2017, 09:38) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Vino thks for posting the card. Betts on.
  • and that's a fact (29/03/2017, 10:35) Like (2) Dislike (8) Reply
    We need a man president for those ladies killed horse racing
    • Hmmmm (29/03/2017, 14:48) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
      Correction. One lady and the Minister kill horse racing as the former lady had it going.
  • belonger (29/03/2017, 17:40) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Some new boys coming just no bvi in time for August, big ones too like Clapper Dapper bloodline of Tiznow and Trumpmedan named after Dubai Meydan Race Course and President Donald Trump, a bloodline of Alidir. Stay tune for more infor. A new stable in town.
  • andrew (29/03/2017, 18:42) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    we need a horse owners election stop Myron bullying ways
  • I FORM HERE (29/03/2017, 18:44) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    horse race should have been our national sports
  • Anonymous (29/03/2017, 19:12) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    In a few months i am going to have two big one coming to join the action. It is imperative for us to have pari-mutuel in order for the sport to survive. Coming soon to help out.Make horse racing great again in the Virgin Islands.
  • Eyes on me (29/03/2017, 23:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Real Talk....Look out for the new big stables coming out of VG! P.A.M

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