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The Best Dressed Lady competition takes place on Monday 24th June at Ballinrobe Racecourse in 2019. 

It is an evening meeting with gates open 2 hours before the first race. 

The winning lady will be presented with a cash prize of €1,500. There will also be 9 runners-up.

There is no pre-registration for this event, you can simply look out for our Best Dressed judge and spotters on the day.

For more information please contact the racecourse office on 094-9541811 or email

Last years competition was won by Colleen Brady, an Accounts Assistant from Mincloon in county Galway. Colleen wore a white off the shoulder trouser suit from Asos, her headpiece was by Galway-based milliner Edel Ramberg. Colleen’s shoes were from Zara and her handbag was from Glitzy Blitz.


Previous Winners of the Competition


The 2017 Best Dressed Lady was won by Caroline Whelan. Caroline wore a royal blue jumpsuit from Sarah Jane Boutique in Magherafelt in County Derry and her headpiece was by Galway-based milliner Caithriona King. Caroline’s embellished belt was from eBay, shoes from Pennys and she bought her bag in the Galway Hat Shop.




The 2016 Best Dressed Lady Competition was won by Fiona Glynn.  Fiona was wearing a floral 1950s prom-style dress from Chi Chi London from ASOS and her hat was designed by Leitrim Milliner Jennifer Wyrnne. Her handbag was on loan from her mum and she got her shoes on holidays in Spain.

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The 2015 Best Dressed Lady competition was won by Sinead Burke who wore a white shift dress from Ivy Boutique in Tuam and her Headpiece was designed by Caithriona King Milliner.



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2013 winner



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