Competition Overview 

It will be all about the hat, not just the horse at Ekka at the Fashions on the Field Competition presented by Brisbane Racing Club.

Fashion-forward ladies and gentlemen will once again strut their stuff in their most stylish formal spring season racewear at the glamorous event.

This popular glamorous event will run in conjunction with the Ekka’s annual Thoroughbred Day, which showcases the beauty and versatility of thoroughbred horses. Similar to the competitions held at race days around the country, fashionable men and women will be put through their paces by a panel of prestigious circuit judges.

  • Best Dressed Lady (18-40 years)
  • Best Dressed Lady (40+ years)
  • Best Dressed Gentleman
  • Best Headwear (unisex)
  • Best Dressed Junior (15-17 years)
  • Best Dressed Lady Strapper
  • Best Dressed Gentleman Strapper
  • Best Dressed Steward (unisex)
  • Best Dressed Couple


What is the Theme?

There is no theme other than Race Day Style, individuality and personal flair is encouraged!

What happens on the day?

Timings for the event day will be as below:

9:00am – Ekka Gates Open

9:30am – Competition/Event Commences

11:30am approx. – Competition/Event Concludes

Who will be judging?

Our judges for 2024 will be announced prior to the judging day.

What prizes are available?

There will be a range of prizes available from supporting businesses around Brisbane and will be announced when we launch the competition.

Contact Competition Support
Name: Mai Tominaga
Phone: 07 3253 3936