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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Regal glamour rules at JNwine.com Ladies Day

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Regal glamour rules at JNwine.com Ladies Day

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Model Vogue Williams pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Model Vogue Williams pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Spectators at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Spectators at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Regal glamour rules at JNwine.com Ladies Day

- Down RoyalÕs Best Dressed get set to jet off on luxury Dubai holiday -
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Fashion and racing royalty flocked to day-two of the Down Royal Festival of Racing today (Saturday 2 November) as the Lisburn-based course celebrated 20 years of award-winning racing, hospitality and investment. Leading the fashion pack at the racing calendarÕs highlight event was Vogue Williams who was on hand to help judge Best Dressed. Ê
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As Northern Ireland's number one draw for ladies with winning style, JNwine.com Ladies Day did not disappoint with Nicole Caldwell from Banbridge catching the judges eye.
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Nicole is pictured with model Vogue Williams at Down Royal.

Nicole certainly looked like a winner as the fabulous prize from Down Royal will see her jet off with a fully paid-up, luxury trip to Dubai for two Ð including a once-in-a-lifetime visit with hospitality to the world-famous Meydan racecourse.Ê
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Style and sophistication were starting orders for the day and with a record number of entries for the Best Dressed competition, JNwine.com Ladies Day saw fashionistas out in full force donning their finest gear. The difficult task of picking this year's winner was in the extremely capable hands of Ireland's best-known fashion guru Bairbre Power and model Vogue Williams who also awarded five finalists a meal for two courtesy of Mourne Seafood, Belfast.
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Speaking at Down Royal after judging the Best Dressed competition, Vogue Williams, model, DJ and wife of former West Life star Brian McFadden, said:
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ÒThis is my first visit to Down Royal Racecourse and it has exceeded all expectations. I love fashion so it was a privilege to be asked to judge Best Dressed and spend the day with some of Northern IrelandÕs most stylish ladies. ItÕs great to see the ladies here embrace fashion with

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Regal glamour rules at JNwine.com Ladies Day - Down RoyalÕs Best Dressed get set to jet off on luxury Dubai holiday - Ê Fashion and racing royalty flocked to day-two of the Down Royal Festival of Racing today (Saturday 2 November) as the Lisburn-based course celebrated 20 years of award-winning racing, hospitality and investment. Leading the fashion pack at the racing calendarÕs highlight event was Vogue Williams who was on hand to help judge Best Dressed. Ê Ê As Northern Ireland's number one draw for ladies with winning style, JNwine.com Ladies Day did not disappoint with Nicole Caldwell from Banbridge catching the judges eye. Ê Nicole is pictured with model Vogue Williams at Down Royal. Nicole certainly looked like a winner as the fabulous prize from Down Royal will see her jet off with a fully paid-up, luxury trip to Dubai for two Ð including a once-in-a-lifetime visit with hospitality to the world-famous Meydan racecourse.Ê Ê Style and sophistication were starting orders for the day and with a record number of entries for the Best Dressed competition, JNwine.com Ladies Day saw fashionistas out in full force donning their finest gear. The difficult task of picking this year's winner was in the extremely capable hands of Ireland's best-known fashion guru Bairbre Power and model Vogue Williams who also awarded five finalists a meal for two courtesy of Mourne Seafood, Belfast. Ê Speaking at Down Royal after judging the Best Dressed competition, Vogue Williams, model, DJ and wife of former West Life star Brian McFadden, said: Ê ÒThis is my first visit to Down Royal Racecourse and it has exceeded all expectations. I love fashion so it was a privilege to be asked to judge Best Dressed and spend the day with some of Northern IrelandÕs most stylish ladies. ItÕs great to see the ladies here embrace fashion with

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Spectators at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Spectators at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Aisleen McGivern, Janice Crothers and Robyn Tucker pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Aisleen McGivern, Janice Crothers and Robyn Tucker pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

A punter in fancy dress at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 A punter in fancy dress at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Amelia Fowles at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Amelia Fowles at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Racegoers pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Racegoers pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Geraldine McAllister pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Geraldine McAllister pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Samantha Dempsey, Aoibhinn Stuart and Vivienne Murphy pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Samantha Dempsey, Aoibhinn Stuart and Vivienne Murphy pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Elaine Waterworth and Deborah Markley pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Elaine Waterworth and Deborah Markley pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Marie Scott, Keith Kane and Judith McBride pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Marie Scott, Keith Kane and Judith McBride pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2

Sara Ellis and Nadine Lennon pictured at Down Royal Racecourse.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Sara Ellis and Nadine Lennon pictured at Down Royal Racecourse. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

WKD promotional girls at the Racecourse

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 WKD promotional girls at the Racecourse Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase 

Davy Russell on Rye Martini

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase Davy Russell on Rye Martini

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Alex Price from Moira

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Alex Price from Moira Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Zara McCombe and Pamela Ballentine

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Zara McCombe and Pamela Ballentine Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 1 (1:05pm) Eventsec Maiden Hurdle

Grainne McGarvey

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 1 (1:05pm) Eventsec Maiden Hurdle Grainne McGarvey Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 3 (2:05) European Breeders Fund Lough Construction Ltd. Mares Novice Hurdle

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 3 (2:05) European Breeders Fund Lough Construction Ltd. Mares Novice Hurdle

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle.
Winner A P McCoy on Jezki

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle. Winner A P McCoy on Jezki

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

WKD promotional girls at the Racecourse

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 WKD promotional girls at the Racecourse Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Tony McCoy with his family

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Tony McCoy with his family Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 2 (1:35pm) Allianz Handicap Hurdle

Dean McGrath from Allianz presents Jack Woods, Bernard Woods and trainer Patrick Downey representing  The King of Brega 

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Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 2 (1:35pm) Allianz Handicap Hurdle Dean McGrath from Allianz presents Jack Woods, Bernard Woods and trainer Patrick Downey representing The King of Brega Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 7 (4.15) Archie Watson Memorial INH Flat Race 

Ebazziyr, winner of the 7th race.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 7 (4.15) Archie Watson Memorial INH Flat Race Ebazziyr, winner of the 7th race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Ruby Walsh in the parade ring.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Ruby Walsh in the parade ring. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Sophia and Jackie Campbell 

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Sophia and Jackie Campbell Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Ruby Walsh

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Ruby Walsh Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Red Hot Roosters entertain the crowd


Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Red Hot Roosters entertain the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1


Moscow Flyer in the paddock

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Moscow Flyer in the paddock Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase 

Sponsors Anita Wilson from Robinsons Services presents DecadePlayer trainer Philip Rothwell.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase Sponsors Anita Wilson from Robinsons Services presents DecadePlayer trainer Philip Rothwell. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Laura Morris and Claire Withers

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Laura Morris and Claire Withers Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase 

Zara McCombe from Porter & Co presents trainer 0f Gold Bullet, Tom Taffe with the trophy.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase Zara McCombe from Porter & Co presents trainer 0f Gold Bullet, Tom Taffe with the trophy. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle

Tony McCoy with members of his family. after winning the 4th race.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle Tony McCoy with members of his family. after winning the 4th race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of the crowd.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of the crowd. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Heather and Louise Brown from Moy.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Heather and Louise Brown from Moy. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Down Royal Manager with Mike Todd

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Down Royal Manager with Mike Todd Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

General view of parade ring

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 General view of parade ring Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle

Winning jockey Tony McCoy, winning trainer Jessica Harrington and owner Frank Berry receives the winning trophies from Mrs Sloan from sponsors WKD.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle Winning jockey Tony McCoy, winning trainer Jessica Harrington and owner Frank Berry receives the winning trophies from Mrs Sloan from sponsors WKD. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle

Tony McCoy with riding Jezki wins the 4th race.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle Tony McCoy with riding Jezki wins the 4th race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle

Tony McCoy with riding Jezki after winning the 4th race.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle Tony McCoy with riding Jezki after winning the 4th race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 1 (1:05pm) Eventsec Maiden Hurdle

Adrian McLeister Eventsec presents winning trainer of Doesheeverstop, Michael Hourigan.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 1 (1:05pm) Eventsec Maiden Hurdle Adrian McLeister Eventsec presents winning trainer of Doesheeverstop, Michael Hourigan. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1

Race 3 (2:05pm) European Breeders Fund Lough Construction Ltd. Mares Novice Hurdle

Thomas and Elizabeth Tumelty present the trophy to winning owners of Gambling Girl, Alex, Gina and Edward Galvin.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 3 (2:05pm) European Breeders Fund Lough Construction Ltd. Mares Novice Hurdle Thomas and Elizabeth Tumelty present the trophy to winning owners of Gambling Girl, Alex, Gina and Edward Galvin. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase

 Winner, Eddie O'Connell on Decade Player

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase Winner, Eddie O'Connell on Decade Player

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 7 (4.15) Archie Watson Memorial INH Flat Race 
R P McNamara on Ebazziyr pips S Crawford on Carnduff to the finishing  post

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 7 (4.15) Archie Watson Memorial INH Flat Race R P McNamara on Ebazziyr pips S Crawford on Carnduff to the finishing post

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase

 Winner, Eddie O'Connell on Decade Player takes control from the start

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 6 (3:45) Robinson Services Handicap Chase Winner, Eddie O'Connell on Decade Player takes control from the start

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 5 (3:10) Porter & Co. Beginners Chase

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1
Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle.
A P McCoy on Jezki ahead of Ruby Walsh on Caid Du Berlais

Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 1 Race 4 (2:35) WKD Hurdle. A P McCoy on Jezki ahead of Ruby Walsh on Caid Du Berlais

Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Pre

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd November 2013 Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse - Day 2 Regal glamour rules at JNwine.com Ladies Day

It's one of the most fashionable days of the year and there'll be a stunning array on display for Ladies Day at Down Royal today for the Best Dressed Ladies competition.

Entrants will be scrutinised by Irish Independent fashion editor Bairbre Power and model Vogue Williams, who's married to former Westlife singer Brian McFadden.

Judges will seek "an outfit that is not only elegant in style, but that reflects the character of National Hunt racing combining both the classic functionality required for winter racing with an individual touch".

The winner will receive a racing experience for two people in Dubai, including three nights in a five-star hotel. Five runners-up will receive vouchers for dinner for two in Belfast's Mourne Seafood Bar.

Belfast Telegraph