The lawns are manicured, the roses are pruned and the horses are lined up in preparation for the race that stops the nation. Spring racing is in the air. Racegoers are opening their closets, dusting off their hats and starting to feel the buzz of excitement. While spring racing may be all about the horses, for some it is all about the fashion. Hats, fabulous frocks and days spent in the sunshine sipping champagne – it really doesn’t get much better.
The Oscars of spring with red carpets, hype and paparazzi (and that’s just in the members car park) means banter about picking winners, a balancing act of hats and a social media overload. The races are all about looking our best and backing a winner. While there is no set formula for picking a winner (choices are made on best horse, best trainer and even pot luck), there IS a formula for looking our best. Choose the right products, the right styles and stick to race day etiquette and you can’t go wrong. Which race day filly are you?
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