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December 1st, 2020
‘I have officers who exceed even my expectations’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The outstanding achievements of officers and members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) were celebrated at a luncheon hosted in their honour by Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews last Thursday, November 26, 2020.

November 14th, 2016
Gaming laws hindering $20M investment in horse racing- Hon Walwyn

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn says a mind-set change and a discussion amongst the VI Horse Owners Association (VIHOA), along with the present laws of the territory on prohibiting gaming, are the three things standing in the way of taking the sport to the next level.

November 11th, 2016
‘Bad Boys’ from Huntums Ghut to be honoured @ 4th Luncheon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association President Mrs Patsy C. Lake and her Committee will be hosting the 4th Luncheon to honour those who have given back so much to the sport of horse racing, on Sunday November 13, 2016, at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay.

November 7th, 2016
League of BVIslanders’ honourees get VI ‘dignitary’ support

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The three Virgin Islanders honoured by the League of British Virgin Islanders on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on November 6, 2016 would have been even more honoured to know that a number of persons from the VI, including Government officials, were present to give their support.

October 12th, 2016
Patsy C. Lake changes mind on calling it quits

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association Mrs Patsy C. Lake has changed her mind about calling it quits after a year at the helm of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners Association.

June 23rd, 2016
Patsy C. Lake calling it quits after one year!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- President of the VI Horse Owners Association, Mrs Patsy C. Lake has made an early announcement at calling it quits after a year at the helm.

June 20th, 2016
‘Better late than never’- Son of horse racing honouree Jim Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola- “They never gave him anything when he was alive, but it’s better late than never so I am thankful to the VI Horse Owners Association,” commented McDonald Smith on receiving a plaque in honour of his late father and horse racing stalwart, Mr Jim Smith.

September 30th, 2015
VIslanders Wade Smith & Cynthia Brannigan to be honoured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Customs Wade Smith and retired educator Ms Cynthia Brannigan will be honoured at this year’s staging of the 16th Norwell Harrigan Memorial Scholarship (NHMS) Luncheon in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on October 25, 2015.

November 29th, 2013
Bankers Assoc. treats Eslyn Henley Richez Centre to sumptuous meal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A sumptuous meal a day after Thanksgiving can never be too late and the students of the Eslyn Henley Richez Learning Centre showed that much appreciation by having a good eat and then returning a big ‘thank you’ to the BVI Bankers Association today, November 29, 2013.

October 26th, 2012
Eslyn Richiez Centre gets commemoration luncheon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre staged a commemoration luncheon today October 26, 2012 to bring the curtain down on the second annual Mango Array & Tropical Fruit Festival Poetry Competition.

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