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Grand National ladies' day

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**EDITORS NOTE NUDITY** Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

**EDITORS NOTE NUDITY** Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 16:  Young racegoers revel after the last race on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot on June 16, 2011 in Ascot, England. The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar, with 2011 marking the 300th anniversary of the annual event. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Young racegoers revel after the last race on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot on June 16, 2011 in Ascot, England. The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar, with 2011 marking the 300th anniversary of the annual event. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Racegoers climb onto a statue of the famous race horse Motivator on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day in Ascot, England, Thursday, June, 19, 2008. The annual Royal Ascot horse race meeting spread over five days is one of the highlights of the English social season. The Royal Enclosure the most sought after part of the course has strict dress codes for men and women, with morning suits and top hats for men, and conservative dresses and hats to be worn by women-though interpretation by top designers leads to some interesting and colourful creations. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant)

Racegoers climb onto a statue of the famous race horse Motivator on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day in Ascot, England, Thursday, June, 19, 2008. The annual Royal Ascot horse race meeting spread over five days is one of the highlights of the English social season. The Royal Enclosure the most sought after part of the course has strict dress codes for men and women, with morning suits and top hats for men, and conservative dresses and hats to be worn by women-though interpretation by top designers leads to some interesting and colourful creations. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant)

Race goers from Swansea pose for photographers during Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

Race goers from Swansea pose for photographers during Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton

Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton

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Ladies arrive during Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

Ladies arrive during Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

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**EDITORS NOT NUDITY** Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

**EDITORS NOT NUDITY** Race goers from Swansea fool around for photographers on Ladies Day at the 2013 John Smith's Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Sefton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 5, 2013. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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Grand National ladies' day

Bosses at the Grand National will aim to cover up the modesty of Liverpool women with a ban on unflattering photographs this year.

One of the annual highlights of the world's greatest steeplechase meeting has been Ladies' Day, a firm fixture on the north west social calendar, frequented by celebrity Wags such as Colleen Rooney and Alex Curran.

The parade of ostentatious hats, risque dresses and impressive tans worn by sometimes well-refreshed women has led to accusations of southern media using the event to sneer at northern women simply enjoying a day at the races by catching them in unflattering poses.

Aintree managing director John Baker said: "We have talked about trying to monitor those photographers, so if we see any element clearly looking for a negative shot and we can identify that, we will take their accreditation off them and we'll kick them off the site."

Belfast Telegraph