Posts tagged "spring racing"
Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 2

Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 2

Cairns Amateurs Day 2 otherwise known as Ladies Day started out early. Before the gates officially opened at Cannon Park, I welcomed the day with drinks and canapes near the mounting yard at a meet and greet event. Racing experts Steve Hawkins and Tony Clements shared their knowledge with the crowd by talking through their...
Caulfield: Carnival Preview Day Wrap

Caulfield: Carnival Preview Day Wrap

On Saturday the Melbourne Racing held their Carnival Preview day at Caulfield. There was free entry and the sun was (mostly) shining so I headed off to the track for another day of fashion and racing. There were three heats for the Chadstone Fashion Stakes across three sections of the competition. There weren’t major prizes...
Cairns Amateurs 2013 Wrap Part 1

Cairns Amateurs 2013 Wrap Part 1

This year I was lucky enough to attend the Cairns Amateurs as the plus one of my friend Craig Braybrook. This was my third Amateurs Carnival and I was stoked to get the chance to escape Melbourne for a long weekend in sunny Far North Queensland. I arrived in Cairns late Wednesday night and had...
Cairns Amateurs- Hints From the Fashion Judges

Cairns Amateurs- Hints From the Fashion Judges

This Friday the Cairns Amateurs Fashions in the Field competition kicks off. I’ve spoken to two of the judges about what they are looking for when picking their winners. First up Kerrie Munro has judged Fashions on the Field in previous years and if you want to impress on stage you must pay extra attention...
EVENT: Cairns Amateurs

EVENT: Cairns Amateurs

The Cairns Amateurs Fashions on the Field is on again this year with many categories over two days of the carnival on September 6 and 7. Having attended Amateurs for the past two years I’m very excited to see what everyone is wearing! No one else does colour quite like the ladies and gents of...
How to Win Fashions on the Field, By Angela (Part 1)

How to Win Fashions on the Field, By Angela (Part 1)

For almost 11 years I’ve competed regularly in Fashions on the Field competitions and entered well over 100 competitions. In that time I’ve traveled to various racetracks across Australia and won many competitions, including the Myer National Fashions on the Field at the Melbourne Cup Carnival in 2011. I have also sat on a number...