Linda Stinson takes the reins with Kilbeggan Races General Manager Paddy Dunican at Copper Beech Stables as they officially launch the Kilbeggan Races Bellamianta Luxury Tanning & Wineport Lodge Virtual Ladies Day, which will take place on Friday October 9, 2020. The annual glamorous outing is replaced with a virtual addition this year, which will see entrants show off their fabulous wears on social media, all vying for the winning prize, which is judged by Bellamianta Founder Linda Stinson. The ultimate winner will receive prizes from Bellamianta Luxury Tanning, The Wineport Lodge and other participating brands, worth in excess of €3,000, with the 9 finalists securing fabulous goodie bags from Irelands’ number 1 tan. The brand are also delighted to announce they are sponsoring one of the races on the day – The Bellamianta Luxury Tanning Handicap Hurdle.


The winner will walk away with prizes worth in excess of €3,000 which include:


Bellamianta Luxury Tanning – A year’s supply of Bellamianta Luxury Tanning products for you and a friend worth €1,000.


The Wineport Lodge are gifting a night of luxury in the Champagne Suite at Wineport Lodge, Athlone with dinner and a decadent breakfast in bed the next morning. Your prize also includes our fully loaded cocktail cart in your suite, stocked with all the ingredients and instructions to make four delicious cocktails. Also included is a 30-minute Voya treatment each, in our relaxing treatment suite.


An exclusive whitening hamper from celebrity favourite dental care brand, Polished London.


Full consultation & a personal training sessions with Celebrity trainer to the stars Paul Byrne of Bodybyrne.


An exclusive hamper of products from Global Beauty.


Hairtalk Hair Extensions to the value of €500 (t&c’s apply).


€500 towards a Diamond Makeup Course at the Prestigious Sharleen Collins Academy.


Nine finalists will also receive a luxury goodie bag bursting with gorgeous prizes from Bellamianta Luxury Tanning.





To enter the competition, ladies are asked to:


Starting at 9am on Friday, October 9th until 8pm on Saturday the 10th of October, entrees are asked to share a head-to-toe photo of their outfit on Kilbeggan’s Facebook page or Instagram stories, tagging in the Kilbeggan races and @bellamianta, and use the hashtag #KilbegganVLD. Make sure you include details of your entire outfit and where you are from, as well as anything else you’d like to include. Linda Stinson will select ten finalists and one will be crowned the winner. The remaining 9 will each receive a goodie bag bursting with gorgeous prizes from Bellamianta Luxury Tanning and Polished London luxury products.


Instagram: @kilbegganraces

Facebook: @KilbegganRaces


The winner and nine finalists will be announced at 9pm on Saturday October 10th on Kilbeggan Races Facebook and Instagram accounts.


Judge Linda Stinson commented “I am very excited to be yet again supporting Kilbeggan Races Best Dressed Lady competition, and this year judge the inaugural Virtual Best Dressed Ladies Event. As I have seen in years prior, the ladies always turn out in style, and I have no doubt this years virtual event will be no different. I predict I will have a very difficult task on my hands to pick a winner.”


Photos; Brian McEvoy