Turning heads at Redcar Racecourse Ladies’ Day

LADIES’ Day at Redcar Racecourse was winning in the style stakes when the sun shone on more than 5,500 revellers.

Alongside the eight races on Saturday, women competed in the Best Dressed Lady and Best Hat competitions.

Julie Moore was crowned Best Dressed Lady, wining an array of designer prizes which included a Gucci necklace and bracelet, and a £150 gift voucher all from Market Cross Jewellers. Wearing an outfit from Ted Baker she has been invited to represent Redcar in the Go Racing In Yorkshire Grand Final at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday, October 22.

In second place was Faye Horsley wearing a look from Dollywood Boutique and Victoria Mansfield,  came in third place with her ASOS dress. Both ladies enjoyed prizes from Market Cross Jewellers and Orange Kerr Hair & Beauty.

Ladies' Day at Redcar Racecourse 2016

Ladies' Day at Redcar Racecourse 2016

Ladies' Day at Redcar Racecourse 2016

Local performing arts company, Page2Stage, provided marvellous entertainment for all the family with appearances from princesses Snow White, Cinderella, and Rapunzel.

Hospitality options are available from the Dine & View package in the Crow’s Nest Restaurant, which includes admission, a racecard, food and drink.

There are four Premier meetings left in Redcar Racecourse’s 2016 calendar with the next being the Help for Heroes Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 17.

Best Hat competition winner, Stella McQuillan, was awarded a bespoke fascinator from Chic Hats, a makeover photoshoot for two from Eastwood Photography, and a gel nails voucher from Orange Kerr Hair & Beauty.

Stella, who showcased her winning hat from Chic Hats, said: “I’m over the moon! It’s been a fantastic day. Thank you so much for all these lovely prizes.

In second place for Best Hat was Jessica Hughes who wore a spectacular headpiece from Hatties followed by Lydia Craven who also turned to Chic Hats for her head-turner.

Redcar Racecourse’s General Manager, Amy Fair, said: “Ladies’ Day is always a fabulous meeting for both the racecourse and the racegoers, and we’re pleased to be once again celebrating another successful race day.

“The ladies looked magnificent in their outfits and there were some really competitive races so overall it was a wonderful day for all the family.”

The racecourse also teamed up with Teesside Hospice to showcase a ‘Dress For Less’ fashion show. All of the outfits have been sourced through the Teesside Hospice shops, including the Saltburn vintage shop, brand boutique in Yarm, and £1 shop in Redcar, proving you can dress for less.

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2016 Premier meetings:
· Sunday, July 17, Help for Heroes Family Fun Day
· Saturday, August 6, Caribbean Carnival Day
· Saturday, August 27, Ladies’ & Gents’ Evening
· Saturday,  October 1, Totepool Two Year Old Trophy Day

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