Sunday 20 November

Luxury prizes up for grabs on Ladies’ Day at Thirsk Races

ABSOLUTELY fabulous prizes are on offer in the fashion stakes on Ladies’ Day at a popular North Yorkshire racecourse.

Thirsk Racecourse is teaming up with the prestigious Rudding Park and Jenny Roberts Millinery for Ladies’ Day on September 3.

As well as competitive racing on the track, the day will feature competitions for the Best-Dressed Lady, Best-Dressed Gentleman, and Best Hat.

The Best-Dressed Lady and Best-Dressed Gentleman will have a choice of two luxurious prizes courtesy of Rudding Park, near Harrogate:

  • A two-night “Sleeping Beauty Spa Break” for two, comprising dinner, bed Yorkshire breakfast; access to the spa for either a four-hour session or two sessions lasting two hours; and a 45-minute treatment.
  • Or a two-night “Golf Escape”, including dinner, bed and Yorkshire breakfast; a round on the championship 18-hole Hawtree Course; plus use of the indoor swimming pool, juniper log sauna, and bucket shower.


The winner of the Best Hat contest will win a bespoke hat, worth up to £500, created by Jenny Roberts Millinery, based in Harrogate.

The winner of the Best-Dressed Lady competition will go on to represent Thirsk Racecourse in the Go Racing In Yorkshire Ladies’ Day Final, which will this year be judged by a public vote online.

Erin Boswell, Sales and Marketing Manager at Thirsk Racecourse, said: “Ladies’ Day is always one of the highlights of our season, and we are thrilled to be partnering Rudding Park and Jenny Roberts Millinery in providing such high-quality prizes.

“We know how much Yorkshire ladies – and men for that matter – love to take the opportunity to put on the style, and it promises to be a fantastic day.”

The first race is scheduled to start at 1.41pm, with gates opening at 11am. The Best-Dressed Lady and Best Hat competitions will be in the Parade Ring at 3pm, with the Best-Dressed Gentleman at 1.50pm.

Dining and hospitality are already sold out, but places are still available in the luxurious Ladies’ Day Lawn Marquee package at £165 per person.

To find out more, go to:, email or call 01845 522276.