The Sydney Spring Carnival well and truly kicked off in head turning style yesterday as the George Main Stakes Day got underway at Royal Randwick, after undergoing recent renovations the grandstand was looking super slick and it is now an impressive world class stadium.
We love any excuse to get dressed up and what better reason than the races. The ladies (and several gents) did not disappoint. Exquisite millinery, tweed blazers and designer dresses flocked through the gates in time for the first race at 12.45.
Race day highlights included a pop up Clinique Lounge where ladies were welcomed for makeup touch ups (or for a well earned rest for sore feet) and XXXX Gold Retreat, a two-level bar with an interactive XXXX Gold Island challenge (which also provided some of the best views of the finish line).
In between races race goers lounged in gardened areas while sipping champagne and snacking on pulled pork burgers and sausage sizzlers while local djs provided the tunes.
Whether you’re a serious horse racing fan or just seeking a fantastic day out a race day at Royal Randwick is a must do. With the season just kicking off and many fantastic days coming up in the racing calendar I highly recommend you get one pencilled in your diary.
The Spring Carnival was reviewed and attended by Sydney Social’s latest contributor, Susan Black.