As Chester Racecourse opened for business in 2011, on Wednesday 4 May, the sun shone and the crowds poured in to enjoy the popular May Festival.

While the ladies strutted their stuff in the usual fabulous fashion concoctions, the action on the track was equally exciting across the three days:

SEE THE LADIES DAY PHOTOS HERE

Allison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being officially the worst bettor in the History of the Universe), there's a lot more to learn...

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