Turning Point Fashion At The Races

Turning Point Fashion At The Races

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Turning Point Fashion At The Races

An Ellerslie Prix de Fashion qualifying event is to be held at New Plymouth Raceway on Saturday 2nd February 2019.

There are six categories in total, two children's and four adults, with the three ladies category winners all eligible to be selected Supreme Winner.


Junior 6 and under 11 years
Senior 12 and under 18 years

OVER 18s

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Suave and sophisticated is the call for the Men’s Racewear category, suited to the well-groomed gent sporting an outfit that is coordinated, well put together, with a hint of swagger.  Choose traditional race day attire or something with a modern twist, whilst ensuring minimum standards of suit and tie, with a hat an optional extra.

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Avant-Garde is synonymous with pushing the boundaries of culture. We’re looking for racewear that is a little unorthodox, perhaps taking one element beyond conventions. A category for fun and originality.

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The judges are looking for modern racewear, less formal than classic, and may include pantsuits, whilst maintaining some of the traditional elements of co-ordination and attention to detail.

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The judges are looking for a classic and traditional look from the Classic entrants, whilst also incorporating modern racewear trends.

Whether you choose a traditional look or modern race day, the outfit should offer a timelessness whilst also including the prerequisite attention to detail, style and co-ordination, and originality. Entries should also ensure their outfit meets the Judging Criteria guidelines. Headwear essential in all categories.

Judging Criteria for all Ladies Racewear Categories
¨ Style and originality
¨ Appropriateness of the outfit for the individual
¨ Attention to detail with all aspects of the outfit such as shoes, handbag, and accessories
¨ Understanding and interpretation of racewear and current trends
¨ Grooming and deportment
¨ Suitability of the outfit for the race day, season, and climate

The winner of the Supreme Award is chosen from the three Ladies Racewear categories. This winner has automatic entry to the Prix de Fashion event at Ellerslie on Saturday the 2nd of March 2019. Travel and accommodation for two courtesy of Taranaki Racing Inc. 

Contestants must fulfill the following contestant criteria, and acknowledge that they understand and agree to abide by the criteria, as they register in order to enter Fashions At The Races.

All adult contestants prior to entering confirm that they have read, can comply with, and agree to the full terms and conditions of included on the entry form.

Entrant Information (excludes children's categories)
Entry Form (excludes children's categories)


This event is held with the generous support of:

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