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December 8th, 2022
Ms Parsons comments on Ellis Thomas Downs matter ‘misleading’- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Elieene L. Parsons OBE recently sought to shift blame on the state of Ellis Thomas Downs and the current impasse that has resulted in a ban on its use to Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser RA.

October 2nd, 2022
No Gov’t should take property from any Virgin Islander- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA says the ongoing issue regarding Ellis Thomas Downs must be properly addressed at the level of the Premier.

September 15th, 2022
Unity Gov't denies cancelling contract with Thomas family

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says it remains committed to continuing efforts to resolve all outstanding issues with the Thomas family regarding the use of their land, which forms a part of Ellis Thomas Downs.

September 14th, 2022
Unity Gov’t cancelled contract with Thomas family; Accused of misleading public

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- There has been much speculation regarding the ban on the use of the Virgin Islands (VI) only venue for horse racing, Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, due to the lack of information provided to the public. This has also resulted in persons making misguided claims and even threats to the Thomas family.

September 14th, 2022
UPDATE: Horse races called off; Funday planned- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The September 18, 2022, horse races are definitely off, says President of the VI Horse Owners Association Mr Lesmore Smith.

September 12th, 2022
Thomas’ family member allegedly threatened over Ellis Thomas Downs ban

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- President of the VI Horse Owners Association Mr Lesmore Smith has condemned an alleged threat made against a member of the Thomas’ family currently in negotiation with government over the use of land at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola.

September 9th, 2022
Sept 18, 2022 horse races in jeopardy over land use ban

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Horse racing fans disappointed with the postponement of horse races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola on September 3, 2022, due to inclement weather were looking forward to the new race date of September 18, 2022.

August 2nd, 2022
Come on Venezuela wins feature clash of August Tuesday Races

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- [Post Time: 5:40pm] ] Bragging rights and a handsome purse have gone to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) as Come on Venezuela has won the feature clash of the August Tuesday Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay.

August 2nd, 2022
Feature horse race today a VI vs USVI affair!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The feature clash of the August Tuesday Races today, August 2, 2022, at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay will be a Virgin Islands versus US Virgin Islands affair.

July 20th, 2022
August Tuesday Festival Horse Races are on!- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- One of the Virgin Islands’ most anticipated activities during Emancipation Festival, the August Tuesday Races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, will be happening after all.

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