14-8-2017: Dawn O'Sullivan in vintage attire pictured at the launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September at Listowel Race Track on Monday. Ladies Day will be on Friday 15th and Authentic Vintage Outfit day will be on Saturday 16th. The “Save your heels - we have got wheels” free double decker bus will ferry racegoers to the Listowel Racetrack departing from 12 noon, every half hour from the town Square on Ladies day.
Photo: Don MacMonagle
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The Race is on ... to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival - the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September. Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday 14th and the Listowel Races Supporters Club Sponsored Race 'The Slán Abhaile" on Saturday 16th of September. This year the total Prize Money over the 7-days is €1.2 million (€1,225,500).
Fashionable racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! The fashion highlight of the week is the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday 15th of September judged by top TV Presenters Maura Derrane and Daithi O Se. The overall McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady will win a Honda Jazz for a year and €3,000 in cash, with further cash prizes of €3,000 to be won on the day. The popular Best Dressed Man Competition, sponsored by Emerald Properties, Construction & Property Rentals, Listowel, is on Thursday 14th and will be judged by the Crimmin Triplets. The Listowel Tidy Town / An Taisce The Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit is on the closing date of the festival, Saturday 16th of September. As always, in addi