CATTERICK racecourse will mark the end of its national hunt season with its first Ladies Day.

The season will come to and end on Wednesday, March 4, and will celebrate with an action-packed seven race card, as well as racegoers being invited to take part in fashion competitions on the day.

It will be the first time the course has crowned a Best Dressed Lady for the Jumps and judges will be looking for 'countryside inspired' outfits.

The competition has been sponsored by La Fille Rouge and Catterick’s first Jumps Season Best Dressed Lady will win a bespoke made-to-measure cape and skirt from La Fille Rouge, worth about £300.

Catterick’s champion owner, trainer and jockey for the 2019/20 season will also be crowned on the day, with prizes for the winners.

With six winners so far, Conor O’Farrell is currently leading this year’s Millbry Hill champion jockey series and could be headed towards being Catterick’s Champion jockey for the second year in a row.

Emma Binnian, sales and marketing manager at Catterick Races said: “The Ride of the Meeting Series has been a great new initiative from sponsors Millbry Hill and we’re looking forward to seeing who the racegoers choose as our first Ride of the Season winner!”

The racing action on the day starts at 2.20pm, with the feature race, The Millbry Hill Handicap Steeple Chase at 3.50pm. The last race is at 5.25pm. A free shuttle bus will run from Richmond.

Tickets will be available to purchase at the gates on the day, while advanced and group booking discounts are available online at Accompanied under 18’s are admitted free of charge.