Grand racing at Holbrook| Photos

A blustery day with intermittent scuds of rain didn't deter keen racegoers from enjoying full fields for the running of the 2018 Holbrook Gold Cup.

Against a background of overcast sky, young ladies lined up for the  Fashions of the Field at Holbrook Races.

Against a background of overcast sky, young ladies lined up for the Fashions of the Field at Holbrook Races.

Committee president, Suzie Finlay was very pleased with the excitement generated throughout the day as old friends gathered to celebrate the annual event.

“It is a very special day for Holbrook and it is rewarding to have so many horses running,” Mrs Finlay said.

“Despite the threat of rain, many people turned up to enjoy themselves and we had a lot enter into the spirit of the Fashions in the Field.”  

It was also noticeable, the entire crowd stopped their socializing to watch the champion mare run in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes which was broadcast on the wide screen.

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