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Glorious Goodwood 2016

Glorious Goodwood 2016

One of England’s best loved race meets is currently taking place in the south of the country. Glorious Goodwood is proving as popular as ever and we visited the beautiful estate yesterday. Beams of sunshine broke through the cloud during the latter part of the afternoon to bring a bright end to an exciting day […]

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Rosé at the races: Château La Gordonne arrives at Goodwood

Rosé at the races: Château La Gordonne arrives at Goodwood

Goodwood has welcomed a new rosé bar for racing fixtures. This weekend Château La Gordonne was served at the May Festival and it will be available throughout the racing season at Goodwood this summer. The rosé bar overlooks the parade ring and the Richmond Enclosure. It is a stylish places to relax at the racecourse and […]

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Royal Ascot: A stylish start to the world’s best race meet

Royal Ascot: A stylish start to the world’s best race meet

Royal Ascot began with a fantastic day of racing yesterday and the event opened in style with a host of high profile names enjoying the glorious sunshine. The Queen chose to wear a striking pink outfit for the first day of the prestigious race meet and she was greeted by thousands of race goers for […]

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The Grand National is ‘electric’ – Laura Toogood talks to racing’s wonder woman Katie Walsh

The Grand National is ‘electric’ – Laura Toogood talks to racing’s wonder woman Katie Walsh

By LAURA TOOGOOD I first met Katie Walsh at the Junior European Eventing Championships in Belgium back in 2002. Although our teams were competing against each other, there was plenty of friendly banter between the Irish and British riders. Not only was Katie among the most approachable and affable competitors, but you could instantly tell […]

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A Champagne toast for the Goffs Orby Sale

A Champagne toast for the Goffs Orby Sale

By BECKY GRAY To mark the start of the prestigious annual Goffs Orby Sale, which last year sold over €34 million euros worth of the best Irish bloodstock, Goffs invited top clients and high-profile guests to a stunning champagne reception at the glamorous K-Club in Co. Kildare. Playing host to some of the world’s finest bloodstock […]

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Celebrity milliner releases new collection

Celebrity milliner releases new collection

The launch of our British Summer Social Season Guide acted as a timely reminder of the impressive selection of events ahead. The Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Ascot, Henley and many more are on the horizon. Dressing to impress is part of the fun and Rosie Olivia Millinery has recently announced the launch of her brand […]

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Racing: Frankel fathers his first foal

Racing: Frankel fathers his first foal

We have some exciting news for racing fans across the globe! Frankel, the world’s greatest racehorse, has fathered his first foal. The mare, Chrysanthemum, delivered the newborn colt on the 11th of January 2014. The foal was conceived on Valentine’s Day last year and the excited owners at Coolmore believe he has his father’s looks. […]

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Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to Britain’s 28,000 Racehorses

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to Britain’s 28,000 Racehorses

While many of us are probably recovering from celebrating the arrival of the New Year, racehorses around the country are busy tucking into carrots as they celebrate their official birthdays! New Year’s Day – the world’s most celebrated public holiday – also happens to be the official birthday of every racehorse in Britain. We have […]

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Chris Levine unveils his portrait of Frankel at Ascot Racecourse

A magnificent portrait of Frankel by leading light artist Chris Levine has been unveiled at Ascot Racecourse. It will be on show to the public at tomorrow’s QIPCO British Champions Day. Chris Levine has created a number of iconic portraits of high profile people including The Queen and fashion model Kate Moss.  This portrait is […]

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Make a fashion statement at Glorious Goodwood with the first ever Panama cap

If you are attending Glorious Goodwood this week then you may be interested to hear about the arrival of the first-ever Panama cap. The new style will definitely give the quintessentially British race meeting a 21st century twist. One hundred years after King Edward VII caused uproar at Glorious Goodwood by donning a Panama hat and […]

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Meet the world-famous racehorse Frankel at his home in Newmarket

Great British Racing has teamed up with The Racegoers Club and Juddmonte to offer a once in a life-time opportunity to visit the world’s best racehorse, Frankel, at stud on Friday 9th August. Frankel retired from racing last year having won each of his 14 races and beaten some of the world’s best horses in the […]

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Royal Ascot 2013: Watch our highlights from the Royal Enclosure

By LAURA TOOGOOD On Friday, I attended Royal Ascot with The Sloaney’s Social Correspondent Katie Ann Lamb and a group of friends. We found a lovely spot under an old tree in the Owners and Trainers Car Park for our pre-racing picnic. Canapes, sandwiches and fresh salad were accompanied by Pommery champagne as we soaked […]

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A preview of stunning equestrian art by Nichola Eddery marks the start of Royal Ascot

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last night I attended the Private View of recent work by Nichola Eddery. The Honorary Chairman Sir Peter O’Sullevan CBE and The Directors of The Osborne Studio Gallery hosted an evening soiree to showcase the wonderful talent of this artist. Guests arriving at the Motcomb Street gallery were greeted by wine and […]

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Searching for the perfect hat or fascinator to hire? Look no further than The Hat Club

Listen up Ladies! Whether you are attending a wedding this summer, hitting the race season in style or planning a sophisticated outfit for Henley, finding a striking hat or fascinator will be top of your list. Plenty of people have griped about the difficulties of sourcing a suitable hat in London and we are therefore […]

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Dress up in your best Christmas outfit to win tickets to the Grand National Festival

It is time to don your best Christmas outfit as Aintree Racecourse is offering 100 wannabe Santas the chance to put an extra special gift in their Christmas stocking this year. To celebrate the fact that Christmas Day marks exactly 100 days until the start of the 2013 John Smith’s Grand National Festival, the venue […]

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Celebrate the start of the Olympics with an evening of complimentary racing at Newmarket

This Friday, Newmarket Racecourse will host an evening of free racing to celebrate British sport. The event aptly coincides with the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games and promises to offer exciting entertainment. Visitors to the racecourse will be able to enjoy the beautiful lawns, open-air bars and restaurants, before the seven-race card that starts […]

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Luxurious, hand-stitched shawls from The Wonder Room

By HALLE CARLSON Stylish fashionistas always agree on one timeless and essential accessory for your wardrobe; the shawl. I have recently discovered The Wonder Room. Clinging tightly to descriptions like chic, adventurous and style conscious, if you are wearing a scarf from this elegant brand, you will immediately stand out in the crowd as it unites […]

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Diamond Jubilee celebrations begin in style at the Investec Derby

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations kicked off in style at the Investec Derby yesterday at Epsom. Donning a striking blue outfit for the big day, The Queen arrived to cheering crowds and looked on as Joseph O’Brien rode Camelot to victory in the big race. Katherine Jenkins sang the National Anthem in a beautiful floor […]

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Blow away your Christmas cobwebs and join the stylish crowds at Kempton Park for an unforgettable festive race day

BY NATASHA EDDERY Ah, the holiday season, don’t you just love it? For me, December is a fantastic month where we have the perfect excuse to throw elaborate parties, get glamorous and do what girls do so very well – shop, shop, shop! But with so much emphasis on today’s celebrations did one forget to […]

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