Deborah Grogan from Shropshire is officially the best dressed lady racegoer in Yorkshire for 2013.
She narrowly pipped Hollie Dixon, representing Beverley.
Deborah landed the coveted title at a glittering final held at Doncaster, which brought together all nine ladies who had won the individual best dressed
lady competitions at the county’s nine racecourses during the summer.
However it was Deborah, representing Catterick racecourse, who caught the eye of the judges in a beautiful Karen Millen floral Peplum pencil dress,
oyster dress coat and matching shoes. Accessories included gloves and a handbag, both adorned with pearls.
Her prizes include a luxury two night break in a Spa Suite with treatments included at the Best Western Premier Mount Pleasant Hotel in Doncaster, a £500 fashion voucher for Yasmine of Bawtry and Epworth and a diamond pendant to the value of £2500, courtesy of lovevintagediamonds.com
She also becomes the face of Go Racing in Yorkshire for 2014, which promotes racing at all the Yorkshire courses.
John Sexton, Chairman of Go Racing in Yorkshire, who hosted a VIP box for all the finalists and their guests said: ‘The nine ladies did Yorkshire
racing proud. It has brought the curtain down on a wonderful summer of high fashion and great racing action across the county.’
The full list of ladies who qualified for the final is:
Hollie Dixon - Representing Beverley
Deborah Grogan - Representing Catterick
Liz Akroyd - Representing Doncaster
Michelle Taylor - Representing Pontefract
Sophie Antill - Representing Redcar
Wendy Bennett - Representing Ripon
Annette Knowles - Representing Thirsk
Cherryl Evans - Representing Wetherby
Vicky Jenkinson - Representing York