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Grand National 2019: Our Guide To Aintree Ladies Day

Monday 15th October 2018 / Compare Hospitality / News / Lola Oxnard

Grand National Ladies Day will once again be highly anticipated in 2019. Being dubbed “Fabulous Friday” there’s plenty to look forward to on this stylish day. Ladies Day is all about the glitz, glamour and enviable style. As one of Liverpool’s most highlighted events in the social calendar, everyone puts on their best outfits in hopes of winning “best dressed”

But the focus isn’t all on the fashion of course. There’s plenty of racing action to sink your teeth into. The four grade one races will provide you with all the nail-biting moments Aintree has to offer. 

With so much to look forward to on the second day of the Grand National meeting we have put together a handy guide of all that you need to know. 

Style Tips:

If you hadn’t already guessed by now style is at the forefront of Aintree Ladies Day. The best dressed will win the prestigious “Style Award” which is often judged by celebrity fashion favourites. Robyn May Quinn was the style award winner in 2018. Her floral dress, wicker bag and custom tiara stunned judges at Aintree racecourse. Prizes last year included a Ranger Rover Evoke so it is well worth getting involved in. Besides who doesn’t like getting glammed up?

Popular style choices at the event include neutral shades and floral patterns. The accessory that stands out the most on race day is of course the huge fascinators. From the big to bright many like to make a statement with custom headwear. 

Unlike other racing events there is no official dress code for Aintree. However sportswear and fancy dress is not permitted. Smart wear is preferred and favoured by many. 

Who will be the best dressed in your group?

The Racing:

Day two of the Grand National meeting is set to be a day full of excitement and exhilarating races. With seven races four being grade one there’s plenty for the racing enthusiasts amongst you to enjoy. 

The Crabbie’s Top Novices Hurdle is the first of the races which sees horses over the age of four jump over a total of 9 fences in hopes of being victorious. 

Mildmay Novices’ Chase is the second of the four races. First started in 1981 this 3 mile race will certainly provide plenty of exciting racing action for all to enjoy. 

The JLT Melling Steeple Chase is the third race of the day. This is an exciting race for both trainer and jockey as out of the four races this holds the largest cash prize. 

The final race of the day is Sefton Novices Hurdle Race. Retaining its grade one title since 1991 this 3 mile race proposes a difficult challenge for any novice runner.

There are 7 races in total on Ladies Day.

VIP Hospitality Experiences:

Enjoy Grand National ladies Day in style with unforgettable VIP hospitality packages. Our trusted suppliers have Aintree packages that are certain to impress your most valued clients. Fine dining is at the forefront of the hospitality on offer. From three course luncheons to afternoon tea there’s plenty to indulge in between races.  Quench your thirst with the bucks fizz reception or enjoy the complimentary bar as you mingle with guests. Miss none of the action as you enjoy some of the best views Aintree has to offer. Whatever your requirements there’s plenty on offer that can make your day at Aintree special. 

There are hospitality packages available throughout the whole Grand National meeting ensuring no one misses out. Compare the best hospitality prices available now and make Grand National 2019 an experience to remember. 

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