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The world-class two day Dubai Future Champions Festival returns on Friday, 13th October with Autumn Ladies Day, seeing the ladies dressing to impress to win thousands of pounds’ worth of prizes.
The ‘Style Awards’ is sponsored by The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel and has thousands of pounds’ worth of prizes up for grabs for the lucky lady crowned Best Dressed, and those who are highly ranked beside her.
Prize highlights include £1000 worth of ESPA Products and a Winter Rescue Spa Break for two, a Range Rover Velar for the weekend courtesy of Marshall Jaguar Land Rover Cambridge, a stunning piece of artwork called ‘Urban Overlook’ by artist Paul Kenton courtesy of Castle Galleries Cambridge, The Foxley Clutch Bag courtesy of Fairfax and Favor and a hat to the value of £400 courtesy of Ana Bella Millinery.
It’s not just the Best Dressed Lady that gets a host of prizes, the runner-up and third placed lady will be treated too, and if you’re in the top eight best dressed, you won’t leave empty handed either!
Newmarket Racecourses’ official milliner for this year’s Festival is previous Moët and Chandon July Festival Ladies Day winner, Ana Pribylova of Ana Bella Millinery.
Ana Bella Millinery is an internationally awarded, bespoke millinery brand with a studio in London and Australia, designing raceday and bespoke wedding millinery. Her signature mirror headpieces have won several awards, featured in leading media, exhibited around the world, and featured exclusively at London Hat Week.
Ana will also be a guest judge at the Style Awards, sponsored by The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel, and you’ll see some of her stunning millinery on the heads of the judging panel, as well as some of the racecourse staff.
The Style Awards FAQ
Where do I enter?
The Style Awards marquee will be situated in the Boulevard entrance, please come and register to take part.
How do I enter?
The competition starts when the gates open at 11:50am. When you come to the Marquee one of our Style Spotters will ask you to fill your details in via a form. Once completed, you will be asked to register and in exchange for your filled in form, you will be given a number. You then need to strike your finest pose for a chance of reaching the top 8. PLEASE NOTE, the Style Awards Marquee is open until 3pm, so please ensure you give yourself plenty of time as we anticipate queues for this popular competition.
How do I know if I have reached the top 8?
Please make sure you check your phones, listen out for the Raceday Announcer and also keep an eye on the big screens around course. Finalists will be contacted at around 3.15pm with the line-up taking place at 3.45pm. Prizes will be announced and presented at 4.25pm.
The prize package for the winner of the Best Dressed Lady competition includes; £1000 worth of ESPA Products and a Winter Rescue Spa Break for Two; A Range Rover Velar for the weekend courtesy of Marshall Jaguar Land Rover Cambridge; A stunning piece of artwork called ‘Urban Overlook’ by artist Paul Kenton courtesy of Castle Galleries Cambridge; Winners Bouquet courtesy of Tolly’s Flowers; A hat to the value of £400 courtesy of Ana Bella Millinery; Ted Baker LIVVY Clutch bag (worth £129) and a £50 Voucher to use in-store courtesy of Javelin, Bury; A voucher for a ladies’ made-to-measure shirt courtesy of A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing; Escentric 04 100ml fragrance courtesy of Escentric Molecule Perfumes; Cut, blow-dry and treatment (worth £80), GHD straighteners and an umbrella courtesy of Sean Hanna Salon; and A goody bag courtesy of Hotel Chocolat.
The prize package for the runner up of the Best Dressed Lady Competition includes; £250 voucher and personal styling session courtesy of Coast; The Foxley Clutch Bag courtesy of Fairfax and Favor; A voucher for a ladies’ made-to-measure shirt courtesy of A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing; Escentric 04 100ml fragrance courtesy of Escentric Molecule Perfumes; Blow-dry and treatment (worth £60) and a Moroccan oil and hand cream courtesy of Sean Hanna Salon; and a goody bag courtesy of Hotel Chocolat.
The package for the third placed lady in the of the Best Dressed Lady competition includes; Fiorelli CELIA BOWLER bag (worth £75) courtesy of Javelin, Bury; A voucher for a ladies’ made-to-measure shirt courtesy of A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing; A pair of ladies shoes courtesy of Shoehorne; Escentric 04 100ml fragrance courtesy of Escentric Molecule Perfumes; Shampoo, conditioner and mask set (worth £65) courtesy of Sean Hanna Salon; and a goody bag courtesy of Hotel Chocolat.
The top 8 Best Dressed Ladies will receive a goody bag courtesy of The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel
Students, don’t feel you’ll miss out on the Best Dressed Lady competition, all students with a valid NUS card will gain FREE entry on course for the whole weekend, and benefit from a dedicated student bar with up to 15% off selected drinks. To redeem your free student tickets for Dubai Future Champions Festival please visit the following and remember to bring your NUS card on the day;
Still need a ticket? Prices start from £13.50 if booked in advance. Racegoers are urged to book quickly to avoid disappointment. Why not upgrade and try one of our hospitality experiences? For more information and to book tickets, please visit www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk or speak to a member of the sales team on 0844 579 3010 or the hospitality team on 01638 675300.
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