It is time to dress to impress for Ladies’ Day at Catterick Racecourse

Catterick Racecourse

Catterick Racecourse is leading the way in the style stakes for Ladies’ Day with a £500 fashion voucher for the Best Dressed Lady.

Amongst the racing action on Wednesday 28 August, 2019 there will be fashion competitions, live music and complimentary cocktails.

The Best Dressed Lady on the day will win a £500 fashion voucher and the opportunity to represent Catterick at the Go Racing in Yorkshire Grand Final in Doncaster.

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The fashion voucher, for an outfit of their choice, is provided by La Fille Rouge.

Based on a farm near Northallerton, La Fille Rouge make bespoke and unique clothing, using 100% wool tweed from a Yorkshire based mill.

The gates open at 12.20pm and on arrival the first 100 ladies are eligible for a complimentary Rhubarb Gin or Bramble Berry Gin cocktail from the Yorkshire Dales Distillery stand.

The first race is under starters orders at 2.20pm, while the feature race, the Ernest Norris (1919 – 1992) Memorial Handicap Stakes is scheduled for 3.50pm.

In between races, race-goers can enjoy live music performed by Elena Larkin, a 21-year old singer-songwriter from Hartlepool.

The fashion stakes are high for both ladies and gents as there is a chance to win prizes in the fashion competitions throughout the afternoon.

On the day, the lady wearing the Best Hat will receive a couple’s spa package worth £130 from the Secret Spa, near Bedale.

A new addition to the fashion programme this year is the Best Dressed Couple competition, with a chance to win a voucher for a two-course dinner for two people at The Black Bull Inn, Moulton.

Sales & Marketing Manager Emma Binnian said: “The style stakes are always high when it comes to Ladies’ Day.

“We’re very grateful to our sponsors for offering some wonderful prizes and are looking forward to seeing the fashions this year.”

With the meeting falling in the last week of the school holidays, there will be free children’s entertainment in the Course Enclosure during the afternoon and all accompanied under 18’s race free at all of Catterick’s fixtures.

Adult tickets start at just £5 for the Course Enclosure, or £15 for the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure.

Tickets are available to purchase on the day, while advanced booking discounts are available online on

There is a free shuttle bus to the racecourse from Richmond Market Place.

The bus leaves approximately one hour before the first race and will return after the last race.