Spring Racing

Fashions on the Field

2021 Ladies Day Races

Theme: Pastel Sorbets

Aquas & Teals,
Lilacs & Mauves,
Pastel Blues, Pastel Pinks,
Softs Oranges & Mints

Sorbet Pastels are oh so spring!
And what better way to showcase these light but bright trends than stepping out in elegant yet whimsical feminine fashion than Ladies Day. 

Gentlemen, experiment with textures and patterns, choose a colourful shirt but be sure to match your tie!

Fashions on the Field Guidelines

Fashion on the Field competitions are a popular part of local race meetings, and are an excellent way of showcasing a race goer’s style and flair.

While entering Fashions of the Field is becoming increasingly popular with race goers, there are a few guidelines generally followed by judges that contenders should take into account when composing their outfit.

The key to a successful outfit is appropriateness; it must fall squarely in the category of race wear as well as suiting the season.

The term “race wear” incorporates classic, elegant styles – avoid anything tight, revealing, strapless or midriff baring. Do however consider trouser or a jumpsuit, but the same rules apply for length – not shorts. Also keep in mind that races are a daytime event, so be wary of material and shapes that spell out evening, like sequins or high shine materials.

Judges

A suitably qualified judge is selected to judge the Fashions on the Field.

Judges selected are independent from the Richmond Turf Club and may not reside in Richmond.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

General Hints

How to Enter

Since 2020 Richmond Turf Club have bought our Fashions of the Field into a modern based competition. Registrations can now been submitted online and will be open in the week leading up to the event so you don’t miss your chance to enter. The judge/s race will select finalists from entrants in attendance on the day in person.

It will take you only minutes to enter the competition allowing freedom to enjoy the trackside festivities, premium hospitality and excitement of country racing.

Announcements will be made for entrants to showcase their outfits in front of spectators after the 2nd Race. The winning entrants will then be announced and awarded their prizes at the sashing ceremony after the 3rd Race.

Entry guidelines

**Please note if you do not check-in your nomination will not be considered**

**You may be filmed/photographed and footage or images may be used, replicated, reproduced and published by the Richmond Turf Club for any use including but not limited to marketing and promotional use. By entering the Fashions on the Field Competition you consent to being filmed/photographed.

Name
Category

Categories

Classic Lady

Timeless style and originality, with a clear comprehension of the interpretation of race wear.

Contemporary/Trendsetter Lady

An original outfit demonstrating a stylish interpretation of current trends in fashion.

Best Dressed Gentleman

Best Dressed Couple

Best Hat/Millinery

Kids Fashion