Two of Ireland’s best known personalities – TV Stylist and business woman, Celia Holman Lee and TV Stylist and presenter, Marietta Doran were announced as the judges of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day. The event which will take place on Friday 13th September is the penultimate day of the annual seven day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival.

As one of the most popular events on the Irish racing and fashion calendar, the McElligott’s Honda Best Dressed Lady will win an all new and super stylish Honda Civic for a year plus a cheque for €3,000. This is the fourth year McElligott’s Tralee and Honda Ireland have sponsored this hugely successful fashion event, which attracts over 28,000 race-goers from all over Ireland and beyond.

In addition to the grand prize of a Honda Civic with €3,000 cash for the McElligott’s Honda Best Dressed Lady, there will be a cash prize for the two runners up (€1,000 and €500 respectively) the Jazziest Headpiece (€500), and Most Stylish Selfie (€300). Celia and Marietta will personally select all the finalists who will then be interviewed on the McElligott’s Honda stage, located near the Old Wier (town entrance) to the course.

Also attending the official photo-call to launch this year’s Ladies Day on the scenic course in Listowel were John Galvin, Chairman, Listowel Race Company, Brenda Daly, Secretary / Manager Listowel Race Company and Patrick McElligott, Declan O’Hara, Donal Lynch and Martin Mullane from McElligott’s .

John Galvin, Chairman, Listowel Race Company, “Listowel Race Company are delighted that McElligott’s Honda are once again our valued sponsors of Ladies Day for our Harvest Race Meeting in September. Last year over 28,000 attended on Ladies Day from all over Ireland and beyond and we are confident that this year will be even more successful. McElligott’s Tralee have a long standing relationship with Listowel Races and we look forward to working with Patrick, Declan, Donal and their team and Honda Ireland towards further establishing Listowel Ladies Day as Ireland’s premier fashion and social event for all ages. Preparations are well underway for the September meeting and full details of our Programme will be announced in early August.”

Donal Lynch, McElligott’s Tralee Ltd. “We are proud to be associated with Listowel Races for our 4th year running, in particular McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day. Just like Honda this day is all about Style, Fashion and Racing, a brand that itself brings all these 3 things together in such a perfect association. We wish everyone participating the very best of luck and we can’t wait to hand over the equally stylish Honda Civic to the lucky winner on the day.”

John Saunders, Sales and Marketing Director, Universal Honda Ireland “Honda Ireland are delighted to be continuing the long standing relationship between McElligott’s Honda and Listowel Races in sponsoring the ladies day on the 13th of September. As a staple fashion event in the racing calendar we would like to wish all the ladies the very best of luck.”

Celebrating 161 years of racing at Listowel, this year’s Harvest Racing Festival is on from Sunday 8th to Saturday 14th of September 2019.


For more information visit www.listowelraces.ie or follow the hashtags for upcoming news and events from the day #listowelraces #mcelligottshondaladiesday

Ask a questionContact us