RACE DAY FIXTURES…
Race days are not only an important part of the sporting calendar, but they are a real highlight for social and fashion scenes. We’ve picked out some of the upcoming summer fixtures in various locations across the North East…
Ladies Day comes to Ripon on 21 June for a day of racing and some fabulous prizes for the best dressed. The Yorkshire course offers several private suites, bars and areas for dining, and is a great day out for all the family. Pre-booked tickets for the Paddock Enclosure cost £14 for a full day of racing.
NORTHUMBERLAND PLATE DAY
It’s the most famous race day in Newcastle and is the richest two-mile handicap race in Europe – fair to say it is an important day in the social and sporting calendars. Saturday 30 June is Northumberland Plate Day, with many hospitality packages available for a day of fashion and fixtures. Grandstand and Paddock admission prices start from £32, with a smart-casual dress code.
GO RACING IN YORKSHIRE FESTIVAL
The Summer Festival offers nine days of flat racing from the 21 – 29 July at various locations across the North, celebrating all that is great about racing. Starting off in Ripon on the 21 July and ending in Pontefract on 29 July, there is an ideal location for everyone. With a day of racing at every race track in Yorkshire except Wetherby, this fabulous festival is a must on your social calendars as it celebrates its 11th year. Prices vary according to course.
THIRSK SUMMER CUP
Introduced to the racing calendar in 2012, the Summer Cup is the highlight of the two-day event. There are several wine and dine packages available, and with Paddock Enclosure tickets costing just £15, the 3 and 4 August are going to be unmissable . Whether you want to dine in style at the Thomas Lord and Dine Restaurant, or opt for something more casual in the Saddle Room, Thirsk offers a range of high-quality food and drink to compliment your day at the races.
Four days of racing combined with fabulous fashion at the social highlight of Ladies Day. The festival from 22 – 25 August features the richest race of York’s season, the fastest race, and was previously ranked number one thoroughbred race in the world 2012-14. Ebor is one of the most important racing events in the racing calendar and will easily become a must in your summer calendar.
RACE DAY WARDROBE…
If you’re struggling to put together the perfect outfit for Ladies Day we’ve put together our suggestion of a men and women’s outfit that we know you’ll love…
GLAM GIRLS >>
Madeline garden print cullhotte jumpsuit
CARRIE JENKINSON MILLINERY
Harper flower fascinator
Light pink ‘Chloe’ patent high stiletto pointed shoe
Capuchina cream metallic leather clutch bag
MAN KIT >>
Navy textured slim fit 3-piece suit
Pure cotton regular fit Oxford shirt
Skinny textured tie
Charcoal leather monk-strap shoes