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Award-winning Make-Up Artist Hayley Coleman Announced as Esteemed Judge for The Lodge at Ashford Castle Ladies Day at Ballinrobe Racecourse

Ballinrobe Racecourse is thrilled to announce the appointment of award-winning make-up artist and fashion influencer, Hayley Coleman, as the judge for the Ballinrobe Racecourse Ladies Day hosted in partnership with The Lodge at Ashford Castle.

The Lodge at Ashford Castle Ladies Day has become synonymous with elegance, glamour, and style, drawing attendees from far and wide. With its third year underway, the event will take place on Monday 24th June.

The winner of The Lodge at Ashford Castle Ladies Day will receive a luxurious prize package, including a two-night stay in a stunning Lakeview Suite at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, complete with breakfast and a dinner for two at Wilde’s Restaurant. Additionally, they will be awarded a €1,000 cash prize. Furthermore, four deserving runners-up will be treated to a delightful dinner for two at Wilde’s Restaurant, courtesy of The Lodge at Ashford Castle.

Hayley Coleman brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role as judge, having previously adjudicated other Ladies Day events around the country. Her passion for fashion and beauty, coupled with her keen eye for style, makes her the perfect fit for this esteemed position.

Reflecting on her appointment, Hayley Coleman expressed her excitement: “I am absolutely thrilled to be confirmed as this year’s judge for The Lodge at Ashford Castle Ladies Day at Ballinrobe Racecourse. Ballinrobe is my local track, making the announcement extra special. It is a fantastic race meeting bringing glamour and style to one of the year’s racing highlights and I am honoured to be part of it.”

John Flannelly, Racecourse Manager, shared his enthusiasm for the collaboration with The Lodge at Ashford Castle: “We are thrilled to join forces once again with The Lodge at Ashford Castle. Their continued support, not only as sponsors of Ladies Day but also as sponsors of three races this year, speaks volumes about their dedication to Ballinrobe Racecourse. I am delighted to welcome Hayley Coleman as the judge. I won’t envy her role on the day, as I am certain the style and glamour will be exceptional.”

Peter Fergus, General Manager of The Lodge at Ashford Castle, commented “Ladies day is an amazing event that showcases the best of the racing season at the award-winning Ballinrobe racecourse. The stunning fashion and glamour compliments what is already a high-profile event on the calendar for the local community and indeed South Mayo.

Peter added: “As main sponsor for the third consecutive year, we’re proud to support John and the team as their commitment and passion to racing in Ballinrobe is second to none. I wish Hayley Coleman the very best as the main judge for the day, as I am sure the style and fashion will be phenomenal in keeping with the day!”

The first of a seven-race Flat card goes to post at 5:15pm featuring The EBF Fillies Handicap and The EBF Median Auction Maiden of €20,000. There will be live music by popular band Streetwise in the Mask Pavilion after racing.

Visit to avail of the best ticket offers and group packages on the day.

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