Long considered the sport of kings, the Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day at Cheltenham Festival offers ladies a chance to dress like a queen.
Whether it is to place a bet or to simply be seen and rub elbows with the upper British social crowd, the Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire, England is a people-watcher’s delight, and well worth a gamble.
While the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont are considered the top horse races in the States, Cheltenham Festival is equally on par with its Yankee counterparts from across the pond.
Notable steeplechase races such as Royal Ascot and Grand National attract the most talented flat riders, the Cheltenham Gold Cup is considered among the crème de la crème, in terms of prize money, viewership and the amounts of money wagered.
Known for it’s events such as Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase and the World Hurdle, the four-day Cheltenham Festival climaxes with the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, it is a chance for lads to place their bets and their ladies to look their best in and amongst the crowd.
One of the most popular sporting events for the fashionable crowd of racecourse goers, fans and attendees have a chance to witness events such as the ‘Best Dress Ladies Competition’ as well as see some of the latest in luxury brands in the latest blouses, hats, shoes and other notable accessories.
With such a gorgeous backdrop tucked away in the picturesque southwestern spa and regency town of the same name, one can see why both the Cheltenham Festival and Ladies Day are two of the must-attend events in all of British sports.
With an estimated 260,000-plus fans and $4.9 million U.S. dollars likely to come thru the gates like last year, 2017 is shaping up to be an even better year to bet on the top horses competing at Cheltenham Festival this year.
So if you’re a sports-wagering lad who loves his horses, don’t miss out on all of the exciting action this year. And if you’re a lady, come on down to the track, rock your hottest new fashions and don’t miss out on all of the thrilling fun this year.
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