GRIY Ladies’ Days 2018: Ladies across the county are busy putting the final touches to their preparations ahead of the race to find Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Best Dressed Lady Racegoer for 2018.

Throughout the summer the county’s nine wonderful racecourses stage their own unique Best Dressed Lady competition in which frocks, frills and fascinators share centre stage with high class equine action out on the course. Gentleman are certainly not ignored, with many courses also staging competitions just for them.

Parade rings and specially erected fashion marques become the focal point for the fashionistas, whose stylish outfits are scrutinised by sharp eyed judges before the prizes are awarded. Each individual course winner then goes forward to the final at Doncaster on Saturday 27th October, when the overall winner for 2018 will be crowned.

Ladies’ Days have become a real highlight of the social calender for many ladies and gentlemen who take the opportunity to dress up and experience an afternoon, or evening, where fun and excitement are the order of the day.

“All ladies love the opportunity to dress up and Ladies’ Days provide the perfect chance to do just that,” says Emma White, General Manager of Go Racing In Yorkshire. “The atmosphere is incredible and with the racecourses pulling out all the stops by laying on a host of themed events – I defy anybody not to have an amazing time. It is something you can enjoy with a group of friends, family or a partner and there are lots of different packages to choose from to suit any budget.”

The first Ladies’ Day of the year takes place at Wetherby’s evening meeting on Wednesday 6th June, culminating in the final at Doncaster on Saturday 27th October, the prestigious Racing Post Trophy day.

The prize for the overall winner includes a luxury two-night break in a Spa Suite with treatments included at the Best Western Premier Mount Pleasant Hotel, Doncaster, a piece of stylish vintage jewellery with a value of over £2,500 courtesy of loveVintagediamonds.com and a £500 voucher for leading designer boutique Yasmine of Bawtry & Epworth.

The winning lady also becomes the face of Go Racing in Yorkshire for 2018, which promotes racing at all the Yorkshire courses.

If you think you have what it takes to be the next ‘Best Dressed Lady Racegoer in Yorkshire’, or simply want a memorable day out, then what are you waiting for?

For more information visit: www.goracing.co.uk.

GRIY LADIES’ DAY DATES 2018

Wednesday 6th June  – Wetherby
Thursday 21st June – Ripon
Saturday 23rd June – Redcar
Wednesday 8th August – Pontefract
Wednesday 15th August – Beverley
Friday 17th August – Catterick
Thursday 23rd August – York
Saturday 8th September – Thirsk
Friday 14th September – Doncaster
Saturday 27th October – Go Racing in Yorkshire Best Dressed Lady Racegoer Grand Final – Doncaster

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