Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O’Brien (judge of Ladies Day – also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4.

As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.

The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday, June 3, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”.

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Ladies Day is organised once again by Eilish Stack and has a prize fund of €5,000 sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town.

The event is one racing’s fashion highlights in June and large crowds are expected to attend. Judging will commence on course at 1.00pm, and the judges will walk the course and select 10 finalists. The winners will be announced in the parade ring after the 5th race.

Eilish Stack, Organiser of Ladies Day at the Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting, commented

“We are delighted to welcome Sinead O’Brien, known to many of us as “Sinead’s Curvy Style’”as our judge this year and it further establishes Listowel as one of the premier ladies days of the Summer Season. The event continues to grow in both attendances and prestige which is thanks to the on-going support of the businesses in Listowel and the Listowel Race Company”.

Brenda Daly, Secretary, Listowel Race Company: “We are looking forward to commencing the racing season in Listowel with a bumper 2-days of racing. With Ladies Day Competition and Free Children’s Amusements on the Sunday, Big Screen on both days and with great racing, there’s something for everyone this Whit Weekend in Listowel. ”

Admission is €15 each day / OAP / Students: €10 and children under 12 have free admission to the race course, when accompanied by an adult. Generous group discounts also available.

The June Meeting is the first of two race meetings at the scenic Listowel Race Course, with the second 7 day Harvest Racing Festival meeting on from Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th of September 2018. For more information on Listowel Races, www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

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