28th March 2017

Over £7,000 of prizes on offer for the Investec Ladies Day ‘Style Award’ competition

Fashion and glamour are synonymous with top class horseracing, and on Friday 2 June, Epsom Downs Racecourse invite racegoers to dress to impress for a chance of winning the Style Award prize, worth £7,000, at Investec Ladies’ Day.

The fantastic prizes on offer include a week’s all-inclusive holiday to Mexico for two people at the new adults-only five-star UNICO 20°87° hotel including Virgin Atlantic flights, courtesy of Flight Centre; a year’s supply of Chi Chi London dresses; a bespoke hat by milliner Jessica Rea; and tickets for Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day 2018.

The lucky winner will spend a week cooling down in UNICO 20°87°’s three expansive swimming pools; indulge at the five gourmet restaurants and six bars and lounges including a cigar lounge and two swim-up bars; be pampered with unlimited spa treatments; immerse themselves in the local culture with a range of off-property excursions; have access to unlimited golf and state-of-the-art fitness facilities and much much more. All as part of their UNICO 20°87° all-inclusive holiday experience.

Chi Chi London is unveiled today as the official Style Award partner for Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse. Chi Chi London is a leading retailer of ladies fashion, specialising in cocktail, prom and evening dresses.

To mark the partnership Chi Chi London today launch their new Raceday Edit collection. This collection features dresses hand-picked from their range to wear for the races. This collection is the perfect place for racegoers looking for inspiration for their outfit this summer.

Daniel Najar, Director at Chi Chi London said:

“We are delighted to be involved with Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse. It’s not often you get to dress up and feel fabulous for such a wonderful occasion. When planning your outfit for the races remember to be creative and think sophistication – but most importantly dress to feel confident! We wish all entrants in the Style Award competition the best of luck!”

Guests for Investec Ladies Day will witness seven top-class flat horseraces, including the Group 1 Investec Coronation Cup and Group 1 Investec Oaks. Visitors to the Queen’s Stand and Grandstand enclosures will be able to enjoy a range of different food and drink options, all celebrating the start of the British summer. Once racing has concluded racegoers are invited to finish the day off with a bang at the official after party in the Hyperion Marquee, which is included in their ticket price.

Tickets for the Grandstand enclosure on Investec Ladies Day cost £55 (until 27 April). For more information and tickets visit: epsomderby.co.uk.

Anyone booking a ticket for Investec Ladies Day before 27 April will receive a 15% discount on a dress from Chi Chi’s new Race Day edit range.


Notes to editors:

1. The Style Award prizes are:

First prize

  • An all-inclusive holiday to Mexico for two people, worth £5,000, including Virgin Atlantic flights, courtesy of Flight Centre. The winner will be staying at the five-star, adults-only, all-inclusive UNICO 20°87° hotel in Riviera Maya: https://www.unicohotelrivieramaya.com/. The UNICO 20°87° all-inclusive experience includes all food and drink as well as unlimitedspa treatments, off-property excursions, unlimited golf and more. Guests will have use of three expansive pools, five gourmet restaurants and six bars and lounges, including a cigar lounge and two swim-up bars. The hotel’s Esencia Wellness Centre features state-of-the-art fitness facilities and specialty classes, a visiting instructor program and personal training sessions, accompanied by a spa with 18 luxe cabanas, hydrotherapy facilities with a plunge pool and Hammam, beauty salon and barbershop equipped with a cocktail cart offering whiskey and beer, as well as steam and sauna room.
  • 12 months of dresses from Chi Chi London (one dress per month), worth approximately £1000
  • A bespoke hat by local milliner Jessica Rea, worth approximately £500 https://www.jessicareamillinery.co.uk/
  • Two tickets to Cheltenham Festival 2018 Ladies Day

Second prize

  • £200 voucher for Chi Chi London
  • Two tickets to Cheltenham Festival 2018 Ladies Day

Third prize

  • £100 voucher for Chi Chi London
  • Two tickets to Cheltenham Festival 2018 Ladies Day

Entry is open for guests in the Queen’s Stand and Grandstand enclosures.

2. Terms and conditions apply regarding the redemption of the first prize: Prize is subject to availability, non-transferable, does not include transfers to and from the UK Airport, does not include transfers from and to the Hotel in Mexico. Black-out dates as follows: 7-11 November, 2-7 December 2017, 21-24 January 2018, 15-22 April 2018.  This prize is not valid for periods over UK Bank and School holidays.

3. Epsom Downs Racecourse is part of The Jockey Club, which has been at the heart of British racing for more than 260 years. Today the largest commercial group in the sport, The Jockey Club runs the leading racecourse group in the UK by turnover (2015: £174.2m), attendances (2015: 1.95m), total prize money (2015: £43.9m), contribution to prize money (2015: £19.9m) and quality racing (Group and Graded races); more than 3,000 acres of world-class training grounds in Newmarket, Lambourn and Epsom Downs; The National Stud breeding enterprise and education provider; and the charity for racing’s people in need, Racing Welfare. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny The Jockey Club makes it puts back into British racing. More information is available at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk.

4. With over 80 high street stores in the UK and nearly 2,000 worldwide, Flight Centre’s expert travel consultants and customer service team are on hand seven days a week to provide the very best in global travel. As a travel agency specialising in flightsholidays and tailor-made Journeys, we work with the world’s best airlines and tour operators, bringing you the greatest travel packages at the right price. www.flightcentre.co.uk

5. Chi Chi London is the one-stop-shop for any occasion, featuring head-turning dresses in a range of lengths and styles, with peek-a-boo cut outs, high and low necklines, and must have decorative skater-styles, Chi Chi London creates that glam feel for all occasions.

Chi Chi London embodies all things feminine. With contrasting colours, florals and lace, Chi Chi London’s must-have styles create show-stopping looks.

Chi Chi London caters for all women offering collections in Curve, Petite, Maternity, Bridesmaid, shoes, accessories and separates.

Chi Chi London has been listed as one of 10 brands in the ‘ones to watch’ in the 20th anniversary edition of the Sunday Times Virgin Fastrack 100.