The Curragh Racecourse was bustling on Sunday with attendance figures well up in the thousands as racegoers travelled from far and wide to attend the Boylesports Guineas Festival. Personally it was the first flat racing meet that I’ve attended this year, and marked the beginning of what is set be a great season.
Caroline Morahan looked wonderful in a summery yellow ensemble as she mingled around the reserved enclosure in her role as Fashion Ambassador for Horse Racing Ireland. The “Fashions on the Turf” campaign was in full swing and the style brigade went all out to impress.
Meanwhile in the hospitality of the Derby Club Room I spotted TV presenter Alan Hughes, who was with Debbie O’Donnell and Karl Broderick. The three of them had just arrived from
The Curragh, home of the classics, has a variety of meets on over the next few months, with some of my favourites being the Audi Derby, the Budweiser Irish Derby and Dubai Day, all of which take place in July (and FYI ‘derby’ is pronounced ‘darby’ here in Ireland).
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