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May 14th, 2024
‘Push horse racing or get pushed out’- Lesmore Smith to Hon Rymer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- US Virgin Islands Governor’s Cup Champion Lesmore Smith has urged Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) to take up the responsibility to push for the revival and development of horse racing in the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 4th, 2024
“Whenever I say I coming for it, I go for it’- Lesmore Smith on 4th Gov’s cup win

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Horse Owner Lesmore Smith whose horse Ghostinyou had a thrilling victory to win the Governor’s Cup at the St Thomas Carnival Races in the USVI says he knew the prize was his from the beginning.

May 3rd, 2024
Ghostinyou takes thrilling victory in Governor’s Cup @ STT Carnival Races

ESTATE BOVONI, St Thomas, USVI- The [British] Virgin Islands flag is flying proudly in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, thanks to a spectacular come-from-behind victory by Tortola horse Ghostinyou in the feature race of the St Thomas Carnival Races in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) moments ago, May 3, 2024.

April 4th, 2023
It took us nearly 1 month to identify 'someone shot & killed in our street'- Lesmore Smith

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- The security system of the Virgin Islands came in for criticism from Independent At Large candidate Mr Lesmore Smith, as he lashed out at the system’s failure to quickly identify the body of a man fatally shot in the heart of Road Town on February 12, 2023.

March 21st, 2023
We need people with 'experience' in HoA- Lesmore Smith

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI- Independent At Large Candidate and businessman Lesmore Smith has said there is a need for persons with experience and the ability to make sensible decisions for the territory sitting in the next House of Assembly (HoA).

March 7th, 2023
'We have become more unfriendly & unloving to each other'-Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) At-Large candidate Lesmore Smith has urged that the core values and principles of late Chief Minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt be upheld by the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

March 5th, 2023
Early PVIM fallout! Lesmore Smith running Independent At-Large

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI: As the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) gets ready to launch about 8 to 9 candidates out of 13, there has been an early fallout.

February 6th, 2023
Lesmore Smith reminds public he is contesting 2023 General Election

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With candidates being declared for the 2023 General Election, Businessman Lesmore Smith has seized the opportunity to remind the public he will also be in the fray, as an At Large candidate with Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

December 26th, 2022
‘National tragedy that there is no horse racing today’ - Dr Michael A. Turnbull

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Reverend Dr. Michael A. Turnbull aka 'Dr Mike' who is the brother of Legislator, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has called a ‘National Tragedy’ the fact that there is no boxing day races today, December 26, 2022, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 23rd, 2022
No Boxing Day horse races this year- Lesmore Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- As there seems to be no resolution in sight to the impasse between the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the Thomas family that owns a portion of land that accommodates Ellis Thomas Downs at Sea Cows Bay, there will be no Boxing Day horse races this year.

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