With a capacity of 50,000 on Ladies Day, this sell-out of #fabulousfriday shows the demand and feel good factor has returned to one of the greatest days of fashion and racing in the Jumps calendar.
Hospitality for Ladies Day is still available starting from £179 plus VAT. Racegoers can purchase hospitality by visiting randoxhealthgrandnational.co.uk or by calling 0344 579 3001. With Grand National Day also sold out, racegoers can still buy tickets for one of the best days of racing in the National Hunt season, Grand National Thursday.
Ladies Day is renowned for being one of the most stylish days out and this year, Aintree has partnered with Outfit Fashion, Hatfields Land Rover and Barbara Daley Hair & Beauty to provide a glamorous Style Award prize. Racegoers can enter the 2018 #FabulousFriday Style Award by being snapped in front of the beautiful Style Award flower walls to be for a chance of winning a Range Rover Evoque, £1,000 Outfit Fashion voucher and a hamper from Barbara Daley. Also on the morning of Ladies Day, the Aintree Grand Women’s Summit will take place celebrating women in racing, sport and business with Sally Nugent hosting Sam Quek, Jo Pavey and Vicky Gosling on the panel.
John Baker, Managing Director of Aintree Racecourse, said:
“We are delighted to announce we have sold out on Ladies Day which shows how the much the day is set in the social and racing calendar. Ladies Day at Aintree is THE Ladies Day and we’re proud of how the ladies of Liverpool and the whole city get behind this fabulous day.
“We’ve listened to our valued customers and are continuing to improve many areas including toilets and seating across the site. It’s not just about selling tickets, we want our racegoers to have the best experience at one of the best horseracing Festivals in the world.
“It’s a very exciting time for us – only 6 days until the three-day spectacular begins and we are working extremely hard to provide racegoers with the best possible experience across the Festival. We can’t wait to welcome everyone in!”
For Grand National Thursday – A Day for Champions, arguably one of the best days in British Racing Jumps calendar, a variety of tickets are available starting from £29 for Festival Zone and hospitality places are available from £125 plus VAT. Racegoers can purchase by visiting randoxhealthgrandnational.co.uk or by calling 0344 579 3001.
Grand National Thursday is the opening day to the three day Festival, and is an excellent day to celebrate the success of Merseyside sport with a brand new Champions Lounge. Host to a spectacular days racing, it is one of only three racedays during the British jumps calendar to have four Grade 1 races.
For the first time, the three day Festival will kick start with a spectacular opening ceremony by the Scots Guards, the world famous Red Devils parachute display team and a performance by Aintree ambassador and sporting soprano, Laura Wright.
Key Timings for the Style Award
Please note, the below is subject to change:
10.30am – Gates open and the competition begins
2pm – Competition entries close
2.25pm – The finalists will be announced on the big screens (keep an eye out!)
2.45pm – Finalists to make themselves known to staff at the stage area in the Red Rum Garden
2.55pm – Interviews with the finalists
3.05pm – The winner of the Style Award is crowned