This year promises to be action packed both on and off the track with a host of celebrities attending the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races on Thursday, July 20th, 2017. Top Irish model and Dancing with the Stars contestant Thalia Heffernan will join Kerry football legend and winner of Dancing with Stars Aidan O’Mahony to judge the Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2017. The style stakes are high at the Killarney Races and the Best Dressed Lady will win a trip for two to Paris and a specially commissioned crystal vase. A new fashion category for gents has also been introduced this year, the Best Dressed Gent will receive a Trip to Milan for two and a specially commissioned crystal decanter.
Ladies Day Judge Thalia Heffernan, provided some fashion tips for all ladies attending stating “I am really excited to be taking part in judging this year’s Dawn Milk Ladies Day in Killarney. It will be great to see all the ladies out in their fineries and I know it will be so hard to choose a winner. I’ll be looking for a well-rounded thought out outfit. I can’t wait to see all the contenders! I will be looking for someone confident in their outfit and that will shine through.”
Aidan O’Mahony also provided gents with his fashion tips stating “I am looking forward to seeing individual, well-coordinated style on the gents and something that will stand out from the norm. It will be great to see gents getting recognition for their styling efforts as there is a fantastic variety of dapper style to choose from these days. The gents should not shy away from a bit of colour or floral.”
The Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney’s four day racing festival in July is renowned across the country as one of the most prestigious ladies day events on the fashion calendar in Ireland. A total of ten ladies and ten gents will be selected as finalists by the judges. Ladies and gents are advised to arrive early as the judges will be selecting finalists on the race course from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Dawn Milk commented “Dawn Milk is delighted to sponsor Ladies Day at the Killarney Races for 24 years, making it one of the longest ladies day patronages in Ireland. Top judges have been invited year after year to Ladies Day in Killarney and this year is no different. We are delighted to welcome Thalia Heffernan and Aidan O’Mahony. Top luxury prizes to the European style capitals Paris and Milan and specially commissioned crystal can be won by the most stylish ladies and gents attending the Dawn Milk Ladies Day.”
The four day Killarney July Racing Festival commencing on Monday, July 17th in Ireland’s most scenic racecourse will combine the very best of horse racing with a fantastic festival atmosphere for all racegoers. Dawn Milk also sponsors the day’s racing on Thursday including the Dawn Milk Run Handicap Steeplechase (€11,500), the Dawn Omega Milk Handicap Hurdle (€12,500) and the Dawn Hi & Low Milk Beginners Steeplechase (€12,500).