The 2019 Fashions on the Field

The 2019 Fashions on the Field Series, proudly Sponsored by The Gift Closet and Landmark Harcourt

This Series will consist of a Ladies and Gentlemen’s category. Entry is available to any persons over the age of 18

Dubbo will host 5 Heats and a Finale Throughout the year.

  1. Country Championships/Ladies Day – Sunday February 10

  2. Chamber of Commerce Race Day – Friday June 14

  3. Dubbo City Toyota Gold Cup – Sunday September 15

  4. Hit 93.5 Derby Day – Saturday November 2

  5. Daily Liberal Melbourne Cup (Wild Card) – Tuesday November 5

  6. The “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” Ball Finale – Friday November 22

Points will be able to be accumulated over the series by attending Fashions events at the races in Dubbo. (Points allocation as below)

 Point Score

Heats 1-5

1st Place - 2.5 points

2nd Place – 2 points

3rd Place – 1.5 points

Participation – 1 points 


Heat 6

The Melbourne Cup round will include a Wild Card entry into the “Shine Bright Like a Diamond Ball”

The Wild Card winners will be decided by people’s choice, so make sure you get your friends, family, and followers to be there on the day to vote for you. Book a table, make a day for it, be front and centre.


The Wild Card

Book a seat on the Fashions Deck at any one of our upcoming FOTF events and receive a “people choice” Wild Card entry form. Each seat booked is worth 1 vote. There are no restrictions on the number of times you can vote for your favourite. The people choice ballets will be kept hidden and calculated after the last heat with the “people’s choice” winners announced at the Daily Liberal Melbourne Cup Day, the top Male & Female ‘People Choice’ will get direct entry into the ‘Shine Like a Diamond’ Gala Ball to be held on Friday November 22. Grab your friends book a seat/table or several tables and help secure your chosen Finale Entry.


Ladies - The Top 10 Point scorers and Potentially the 1 Wild Card entrant (if not already Qualified) and The 4 Western Entrants, will be announced after the FOTF heat at the Daily Liberals Melbourne Cup Race Meeting and will Qualify for the Finale, to be held Friday November 22. 

Gentlemen’s - The Top 5 Point scorers Plus the 1 Wild Card entrant will be announced after the FOTF heat the Daily Liberals Melbourne Cup Race Meeting and will Qualify for the Finale, to be held Friday November 22 

Western Entrants

To be eligible as one of the Grand finalists from the other participating clubs, including Narromine, Warren, Coonamble and Bourke, you must win their qualifying Fashions on the Field event as well as attend no less than one other Fashions on the Field heat at the City Dubbo Turf Club. Points will also be awarded to all participants at these events and will go towards the cumulative points tally of The Gift Closet Dubbo Fashions series. Dates to be confirmed with the Western Clubs direct, as to when their FOTF Event will be held.


Fashions on the field themes

Ladies Day Country Championships. - Country light & Cool

Chamber of Commerce - Winter Warmth- let’s see layers scarves/ hats /gloves/shawls/jackets /& winter colours

Gold Cup - Touch of Gold 

Derby Day- Black & white

Melbourne Cup - Colour

The Finale “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” Gala Ball - Theme Elegant for the Ladies & Handsome for the Men. Think – Satins/Silks/Sparkles, contrast different materials as much as you want or as little as you want. It’s your night to Shine Like a Diamond. 

Sponsored by The Gift Closet Dubbo