Fashions on the Field

Race days at Mackay Turf Club

... are all about the Fashion
Our Fashions on the Field has grown in popularity over the years with wonderful sponsors coming on-board and fantastic prizes on offer.
We conduct Fashions on the Field at every major race day.

Fashions on the Field Categories

Filly of the Day (18-34)  |  Lady of the Day (35+)  |  Stallion of the Day (18+)  |  Couple of the Day  |  Best Millinery


Registrations open in the morning, with Semi-Finals and Finals held later in the day. The Fashions on the Field Event will be advertised prior to each major race day. Keep an eye on our facebook page for more information.

Ladies Fashion - Mackay Racing

Tips for the Northern Autumn/Winter Racing Carnival

Judging Criteria

By Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie
Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie
Fillies (18-34) & Lady of the Day (35+)

Heavier materials should complement and be seen throughout the outfit with originality.

Appropriate length of dress/skirt – should be knee length or longer.

Sleeves/covered shoulders, closed in toe shoes and hosiery required.

Gloves are recommended and can be held or worn.

Headwear is essential – seasonal materials (fur, felt, leather, wool, metal, feathers).


Stallion of the Day (18+)

Attention to detail with presentation and accessories to complement the overall look.

Two or three piece suit required, accessories such as pocket square, lapel flower/pins, cuff links and tie bars can be used. As Mackay can be warm, jackets can be worn initially and then held.

Tie, tailored shoes/boots and socks are essential.

Headwear is essential – wool and felt styles for this season.

Couple of the Day

Should fully compliment each other with accessories and colours to the season.

Overall appropriate race day grooming and presentation is essential for both persons.

Heavier is essential – seasonal materials (fur, felt, leather, wool, metal, feathers).

 

Best Millinery

Fully complement the outfit by style/design using current trends using appropriate seasonal materials (fur, felt, leather, wool, metal, feathers).

No straw/sinamay.

Tips for the Northern Spring/Summer Racing Carnival

Judging Criteria

By Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie
Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie
Fashions on the Field - Spring Fashion
Fillies (18-34) & Lady of the Day (35+)

Lighter materials should complement & be seen throughout the outfit with originality.

Appropriate length of dress/skirt – must be knee length or longer. Shoulders can be shown, no cleavage.

Shoes can be open (no thongs/wedges).

Hosiery optional (gloves can be held or worn).

Headwear is essential – seasonal materials (straw, sinamay, acrylics, feathers, metal & leather).


Stallion of the Day (18+)

Attention to detailing with presentation and accessories to complement overall look.

Two or three piece suit required, accessories such as pocket square, lapel flower/pins, cufflinks and tie bars can be used.

Tie, tailored shoes/boots and socks essential. 

Headwear essential – straw, panama , seasonal materials.

Couple of the Day

Should fully complement each other with accessories & colours to the season.

Overall appropriate race day grooming and presentation is essential for both persons.

Headwear is essential – seasonal materials (straw, sinamay, acrylics, feathers, metal & leather).

 

Best Millinery

Fully complement the outfit by style/design using current trends using appropriate seasonal materials (straw, sinamay, acrylics, feathers, metal & leather – no fur).

 

HOT TIP OF THE DAY: 
The competition is all about being yourself. Let your personality shine … smile and have fun!

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD PREMIER SPONSOR – LADY OF THE DAY & FILLY OF THE DAY

Laser Clinics Australia - Major Sponsor

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD MAJOR SPONSORS

MOJO - our official afterparty sponsor and destination
Quest Motels - Major Sponsor
Starcut Flowers - Major Sponsor