The Chase Champion Ladbrokes Grade 1 and the WKD Hurdle are the two highlights of the racing card over the two day Festival. However, it is no less competitive off the track with Ladies Day taking place on Saturday 5th November. Dresses, fascinators, heels and hats will be the order of the day!
This year’s main sponsor of Ladies’ Day will be BPerfect Cosmetics, an award-winning and highly regarded local cosmetics brand.
The ‘Best Dressed Lady Competition’ is open to all entrants to the race, with the winner taking home an incredible prize including an unforgettable trip to Paris as well as £500 worth of BPerfect Cosmetics products. A fashionista’s fancy, the vacation to Paris will include flights and luxury accommodation.
Judges for this highly acclaimed competition include BPerfect Cosmetics executive and makeup mogul Brendan McDowell, Cool FM presenter and fashion enthusiast Rebecca McKinney and ACA Models general manager Victoria Withers.
Brendan McDowell, Founder of BPerfect Cosmetics, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Best Dressed Lady Competition’ at Down Royal’s Festival of Racing this year. It is one of the hottest and most anticipated events of the year for all fashion fanatics.
“We can’t wait to admire the wonderful style of all the women racing and encourage everyone to participate for a chance to win a truly amazing package!”
Kathryn Holland, Commercial Director of Down Royal Racecourse, added: “We are delighted to announce that BPerfect Cosmetics are the title sponsor of our ‘Ladies Day Best Dressed Competition’ – it is yet another example of two brands locals working hand in hand.
“The Ladbrokes Festival of Racing is one of the most anticipated events on the Irish racing calendar and promises to be a great event for everyone. Without a doubt Ladies Day will bring an extra level of colour, glamor and excitement. excitement at an already prestigious day of horse racing, and we encourage all women to take on the style challenge!
Doors open at 11 a.m. and the first race is at 12:53 p.m. For full details of the Ladbrokes Festival of Racing or to book tickets, please visit www.downroyal.com