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Wincanton Racecourse

Thursday 9 May 2019
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THUMBS UP TO THE BEST DRESSED LADIES IN SOMERSET!

FEATURING OUR ANNUAL BEST DRESSED LADIES COMPETITION AND LIVE MUSIC

 

Ladies Night is when the elegance of racing will come to the fore as there are some fabulous prizes to win for the best-dressed ladies!

 

Thursday 9th May

 

Book Official Tickets

 

Gates open: 3:30pm

First race: 5:15pm

Last race: 8:20pm

It’s all about sunshine, racing and the chance to sparkle, so dust off your best frocks, press your shirt collars and join us to enjoy a spring evening out against the backdrop of action-packed races. More details on how to enter and prizes to be won to be announced soon. 

 

Ladies NIGHT Competition

Dress to impress, head to the sculpture by the parade ring at 6pm and enter our Best Dressed competition. Our independent judging panel - trainers' wives Rachael Honeyball, Ciara Fry and Jade Barber - will select their top 6 from whom they will choose a winner and two runner's up.

 

Many thanks to Clarks village for providing fabulous prizes, including:

  • £100 Lakeland Leather gift card
  • £50 French Connection Gift Card
  • Handbag from Jaeger
    • £50 Hobbs London Gift Card
    • £100 Suits Direct Gift Card... and much more.

 

For the full list of prizes, see below. For full competition terms and conditions please click here.

 

LIVE MUSIC 

With live music from Loose Connections throughout the evening and after racing, racegoers can enjoy great songs covering the 50s right up until the present day.

 

The Going

 

GOOD TO FIRM, FIRM IN PLACES

We run a complimentary bus service for our race meetings. The coach will meet racegoers at Templecombe Station for the following trains:

  • The London train arriving at 4:00pm and the Exeter train arriving at 3:43pm.
  • The coach will leave the course at 8:40pm. 
    (Timings are approximate)

Enjoy the excitement of raceday from Chaser's Restaurant located on the ground floor of the Hatherleigh stand. Imagine taking in the action on the track and that thrilling final moment from the exclusive viewing area directly opposite the Winning Post.

 

Sit back and relax as the day unfolds in a relaxed atmosphere where superior food and service are guaranteed. Chasers Restaurant seats up to twelve guests and service can be tailored to your highest expectations.

 

More than 8 of you? Treat yourself to one of our Private Boxes and take your pick from one of our fantastic packages from only £115 per person.

At our Ladies Day Raceday, we see the return of our Ladies Day Competition. Dress to impress and head to the sculpture by the parade ring at 2pm to be entered into the Best Dressed competition. The racecourse judging panel will select a top 6, of which a winner and two runner’s up will then be selected by our independent judging panel Rachael Honeyball, Ciara Fry and Jade Barber.

 

WITH MANY THANKS TO CLARKS VILLAGE

Our full list of prizes are:

 

FIRST PRIZE

  • £100 Lakeland Leather gift card
  • £75 Seasalt Gift Card
  • £50 French Connection Gift Card
  • £50 Dune London Gift Card
  • Bottle of prosecco (Hotel Chocolat)
  • Handbag from Jaeger
  • Underwear ‘set’ from Wonderbra

 

2 x Runner-Up Prizes:

Prize 1:

    • £100 Raging Bull Gift Card
    • £50 Hobbs London Gift Card
    • £50 White Stuff Gift Card
    • £20 Clarks Shoe Store Gift Card
    • Osprey make-up bag
    • Woodwick Candle courtesy of Yankee Candle
    • Weird Fish scarf

 

Prize 1:

    • £100 Suits Direct Gift Card
    • £30 Joules Gift Card
    • £20 Clarks Shoe Store Gift Card
    • £25 Sugarhill Brighton Gift Card
    • Sugarhill Brighton pair of socks
    • Shower Gel selection courtesy of Molton Brown
    • Scarf, Earrings & Necklace from Yumi

 

For full terms and conditions, click here.

Click here to read our important ticket information.

 

Please note all ticket offers are available in advance only, and not available to purchase on the day of racing. 

RACE Schedule

Thursday 9th May 2019

GATES OPEN: 3:30PM

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

5:15

The Philsmallmarquees.co.uk Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle

1m 7 1/2f

Hurdle

5:50

The SJH Carpets Handicap Hurdle

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

6:20

The SJH Carpets Handicap Hurdle

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

6:50

Insurance4carhire Handicap Hurdle Race

2m 3f 166yds

Hurdle

7:20

The Only Horses and Fools Syndicate Maiden Hurdle

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

7:50

Towergate Caravan Insurance Novices' Hurdle Race 

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

8:20

Clarks Village Intermediate Open National Hunt Flat Race

1m 7f 65yds

NHF

Raceday Style

There is no specific guidance at Wincanton, however as we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.

 

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