Down Royal Festival of Racing

04 November - 05 November
With the Down Royal Festival of Racing on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November just around the corner, the race is on for female racegoers to find the perfect race day outfit which could see them jetting off to Cape Town for the holiday of a lifetime.

Open to all ladies attending the Ladies Day on Saturday 5 November, the incredible prize significantly raises the stakes for the coveted Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady title.

The prize includes:

• A pair of return flights from Dublin to Cape Town
• Five nights bed and breakfast accommodation in a four star central Cape Town hotel
• Full day Cape Peninsula coach tour
• Full day Lands coach tour with lunch
• Half day Township tour
• Return private transfersThroughout the Festival weekend, which will see the National Hunt Horse Racing descend upon Northern Ireland, over 1.5 million people will tune in to watch the action from Down Royal.

Hospitality options are available from £60, regular admission is £12 on Friday 4 November and £15 for Ladies Day on Saturday 5 November.  

Those wishing to enter the Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady competition can do so on the day in the Dark Horse Café and Wine Bar and in the foyer of the Beef or Salmon Suite.

Gates will open at 11am with the first race starting at approximately 12.50pm.

To find out more about the Festival of Racing at Down Royal and the entrance and hospitality packages available, please visit

To book a Personal Styling session with Victoria Square, please visit
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£12 - £60

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The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Hillsborough Visitor Information Centre
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