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Raffy Smyth, Devany Wallace, Fodhla Gallagher and Hannah Gallagher pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Raffy Smyth, Devany Wallace, Fodhla Gallagher and Hannah Gallagher pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Naimh Butler and friends from Ballymena pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Ben Magowan and Ian Megahey  pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Ben Magowan and Ian Megahey pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Aoife Loughran, Orlagh Mullan, Aisling Mullan and Ciara McKernan pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Aoife Loughran, Orlagh Mullan, Aisling Mullan and Ciara McKernan pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Aine McGroarty, Alana Pell and Meghan Kelly pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Aine McGroarty, Alana Pell and Meghan Kelly pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Raffy Smyth, Devany Wallace, Fodhla Gallagher and Hannah Gallagher pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Raffy Smyth, Devany Wallace, Fodhla Gallagher and Hannah Gallagher pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Emma McAlindon, Dearbhile MMcClean, Aoibhin McCool and Gemma Maguire pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Emma McAlindon, Dearbhile MMcClean, Aoibhin McCool and Gemma Maguire pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Claire Melville, Keeva McIlwaine and Aoife Ramsay pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Claire Melville, Keeva McIlwaine and Aoife Ramsay pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Claire Melville, Keeva McIlwaine and Aoife Ramsay pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Claire Melville, Keeva McIlwaine and Aoife Ramsay pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Racegoers pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Hannah Hawkes, Claire Harper and Harley Sample pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Hannah Hawkes, Claire Harper and Harley Sample pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Zara McNulty, Declan McCusker, Erin Donnelly and Claire Adams pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Zara McNulty, Declan McCusker, Erin Donnelly and Claire Adams pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Zara McNulty, Declan McCusker, Erin Donnelly and Claire Adams pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Zara McNulty, Declan McCusker, Erin Donnelly and Claire Adams pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Bebhionn Hardy and Ellen Creaney pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Bebhionn Hardy and Ellen Creaney pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Bebhionn Hardy and Ellen Creaney pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Bebhionn Hardy and Ellen Creaney pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Karen and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Karen and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Karen and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Karen and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Karen, David and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Karen, David and Sarah Smyth pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Paula Gribbin and Nuala O'Connell pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 1st May 2017 - Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Paula Gribbin and Nuala O'Connell pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

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Raffy Smyth, Devany Wallace, Fodhla Gallagher and Hannah Gallagher pictured at the Daily Mirror May Day Meeting at Down Royal Racecourse

There was a mixture of sunshine and style at Down Royal this May Day.

Hundreds turned out for the annual event in Lisburn and it was as much about the fashion as the horse racing in the sunshine.

Ladies from across Northern Ireland showed off the latest fashion trends, while the men also arrived in their finest for the occasion.

The summer racing season has now officially kicked off with seven races taking place at Down Royal throughout the day.

Belfast Telegraph