Place To See And Be Seen
Day on Tuesday 8 July at the July Racecourse at Newmarket
Day, which kicks-off the three day July Meeting at Newmarket Racecourses,
has become one of the highlights of East Anglias social calendar,
mixing top class flat racing with the best and most elaborate fashions.
Female racegoers are encouraged to show off their millinery, and
elegant attire is essential if you want to be in with a chance of
taking home the title of Best Dressed Lady.
years competition is going to be tough. Anyone turning up
in anything less than glamorous is unheard of, making the competition
off the track almost as intense as that on it. 10 beautifully dressed
ladies will be picked out amongst the crowds for their glamour,
individuality and style by this years celebrity judge Emma
Noble and asked to attend the judging ceremony that will take place
in between the afternoons racing.
10 best dressed ladies will be competing for three champion prizes,
a £500 designer out fit by Paul Costelloe, a bespoke millinery
creation by Abigail Crampton and one nights stay, including dinner
and breakfast, in the luxurious suite at Swynford Paddocks Hotel
in Newmarket. The remaining seven ladies will receive hats courtesy
of Snoxells in the parade ring.
July Meeting has always been one of the most popular fixtures of
the year and we hope this years Ladies Day will bring
out the best in fashion, as well as being a great days racing
said Gaynor Haxby, Marketing Manager.
the place to be this July, whether you want to take home the title
of Best Dressed Lady, soak up the irresistible garden
party atmosphere, rub shoulders with celebrities or just
have a good day out. Boasting an amazing visitors list, racegoers
often find themselves mingling amongst Royalty, Hollywood actors
and actresses, TV presenters, footballers and Pop Stars. Dont
has been recognised as the Headquarters of Racing for over 300 years.
Newmarket has two racecourses; The Rowley Mile Course and The July
Course, hosting some of the world's greatest race meetings, such
as the Sagitta Guineas Festival (2-4 May), The July Meeting (8-10
July) and the superlative Champions' Day (18 Oct). In addition,
some of the most popular events at the July Racecourse are the 'Newmarket
Nights', which include a Friday evening racing followed by live
concerts featuring well known bands. The racecourses are also part
of the 'Newmarket Experience', an organisation that offers guided
tours, which include the gallops and racing stables. The Rowley
Mile racecourse boasts superb banqueting and conference facilities,
complete with audiovisual equipment and quality catering from Letheby
and Christopher, to entertain your clients and guests. For more
information, visit the website at www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk.