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Thursday 20 November 2014

In Pictures: Victoria Square Ladies' Day at Down Royal

Glamorous dresses and striking headwear were once again on full display for Victoria Square Ladies' Day at Down Royal Racecourse.

Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse.

Danielle Maxwell-Kyle, Jeane Simpson, Gemma Garrett, Debby Langsford-Young and Katie Langsford-Dodds at Down Royal.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Danielle Maxwell-Kyle, Jeane Simpson, Gemma Garrett, Debby Langsford-Young and Katie Langsford-Dodds at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Criona Collins and Belinda Moran Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Claire Finnegan and Rebecca Mains Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Hugh Black, Ronando de Jager, Steven Davison, Martijn Knoest, Mike Todd and Sebastiaan Berger Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Winner of the Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady competition is Velda Murdock from Kilkeel. The winner is pictured with Michelle Jackson, Store Manager, House of Fraser and Rebecca McKinney, Personal Stylist at Victoria Square. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland  - 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland  - 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Gemma Bell and Natalie Lindo at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Jill Moore, Geraldine McAllister, Amelia Fowles and Keith Kane at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Kelly Rosborough and Jill Mitchell at Down Royal Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Terry Jackson Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Emma McCrea, Rebecca McKinney, Lauren Campbell, Laura McPolin and Sharon Moore Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Julie Strang Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Bruce Strang, Julie Strang, Michelle Quinn and Martin Quinn Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Rhonda Flynn and Pamela Murray Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Fiona Johnston Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Amy Conway, Peter Legge and Fiona Johnston Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Nuala Murray, Angela Burns, Jenny Young and Theresa Office Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Rebecca McKinney Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Laura McPolin Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Angela, Ben and Holly O'Rourke Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Jennifer McDonnell and Sarah Farnon Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Gemma Garrett Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Belinda Moran, Jeane Simpson and Gemma Garrett Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Pauline Mitchell, Mark Kelly and Michelle Jackson Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Michelle Jackson and Rebecca McKinney Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Aline Djaider Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Aline Djaider and Richard Pate Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Lucie Southall and Susan Starrett Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Amanda Steele and Sorcha Chipperfield Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Leona Walsh and Kathryn Henry Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Aline Djaider of Commerz Real with Mike Todd from Down Royal Racecourse and Lauren Campbell from Victoria Square. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Finalists of the Victoria Square Best Dress Ladies Competition, Fiona Sutton from Holywood, Nicole Caldwell from Banbridge, Winner Velda Murdock from Kilkeel, Riona Corrigan from Armagh and Gillian Allison from Lisburn Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Sorcha Chipperfield and Lauren Campbell Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 7TH RACE - VICTORIA SQUARE ULSTER CESAREWITCH HANDICAP Aline Djaider of Commerz Real makes a presentation to Noel Meade, trainer of winning horse Fisher Bridge. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 7TH RACE - VICTORIA SQUARE ULSTER CESAREWITCH HANDICAP Winning horse Fisher Bridge, left, beats Crystal Earth in the 7th race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 6TH RACE - NICFC APPRENTICE HANDICAP Colin Keane riding winning horse Wyoyo. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 6TH RACE - NICFC APPRENTICE HANDICAP Lauren Campbell from Victoria Square presents Shane Lyons from winning horse Wyoyo. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Winner of the Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady competition is Velda Murdock from Kilkeel. She was wearing a Victoria Beckham fitted dress and matching monochrome accessories. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 5TH RACE - IRISH STALLION FARMS EUROPEAN BREEDERS FUND MAIDEN English Deer (6) beats High Net Worth (2) in the Fifth Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. General view of the crowds Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 4TH RACE - REISS HANDICAP Presentation by Ally Gallagher, Store Manager, Reiss to winning owner of Elusive Gent Jim Gorman and jockey Derek McCormack. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 3RD RACE - HOUSE OF FRASER NURSERY HANDICAP Luke Dempsey rides winning horse Pillow, centre, beating Gold Necklace in the 3rd Race at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 3RD RACE - HOUSE OF FRASER NURSERY HANDICAP Presentation by Michelle Jackson, Store Manager, House of Fraser to Valerie Keatley from winning horse Pillow. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Lester Piggott with his son Jamie at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 2ND RACE - CRUISE CLAIMING RACE Presentation by Jonny Meighan, Head of Retail, Cruise Belfast to John Griffin from the winning horse Royal Focus. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. 2ND RACE - CRUISE CLAIMING RACE Royal Focus, left, ridden by Kevin Manning beats Queen Rosemary in the 2nd race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Down Royal manager Mike Todd with former jokey Lester Piggott and his son Jamie Piggott who is also a jockey. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland Ê- 13th September 2013 Victoria Square Ladies Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Model Carys Magill with the Red Hot Roosters at Down Royal. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Glitz and style descended upon the course with haute couture and fabulous high heels being the order of the day.

While some were there just to watch the action unfold on the track, others were looking to win the Victoria Square Best Dressed Ladies' competition with a tantalising top prize of £3,000.

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