Sligo ready for Ladies Day

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It is that time of year again for all fashionistas of the North West as Ladies Day is once again upon us.

It is that time of year again for all fashionistas of the North West as Ladies Day is once again upon us.

Sligo Races two day annual fixture takes place on Wednesday and Thursday, August 6 & 7. This year Sligo Racecourse is delighted to welcome again Littlewoods Ireland as sponsor of the Best Dressed Lady Competition on the Thursday. The fabulous first prize on offer is a €1,500 Shopping Spree with Littlewoods Ireland and nine finalists will receive a €100 Littlewoods Ireland shopping spree. The celebrity fashion judge is well known TV personality Maura Derrane

The first race on Wednesday is at 5.30. A premier Flat Card with over €100,000 in prize money on offer featuring: The EBF Connacht Oaks; The Connacht Derby.

Our race sponsors on the evening are: Foley’s Bar and Off Licence, Castle St Sligo; the Sligo Weekender; the Irish Jockeys Association; European Breeders Fund who sponsor two races.

Thursday: Ladies Day: This is a seven race all National Hunt card with the first race off at 5.35. The feature race is The Guinness Sligo Handicap Hurdle of €20,000 run over 2 ½ miles. Other sponsors are Martin Reilly BMW Dealer, Carraroe, Sligo; RSS Document Storage, Sligo; Easyfix Rubber Products, Galway; Martinstown Stud, Co Limerick

Gates open each day at 3 pm so come early, study the form and take in the scenic views of Benbulben. For further information, contact +353 719162484, email info@countysligoraces.com.