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Wellington Cup style leaders vie for $30,000

January 2005

Wellington Cup style leaders vie for $30,000 and Alfa Romeo

Rebecca Connor, last year’s Fashion in the Field Supreme Winner

Dedicated followers of fashion on the 2005 Wellington Cup Day at Trentham Racecourse will stroll the catwalk for a prize pool of more than $30,000 and an overall prize of a six-month lease on an Alfa Romeo 147 Lusso.

The six categories of fashion on Cup Day, Saturday January 29, will allow entrants to indulge their every fashion whim, says Wellington Racing Club chief executive office Eddie Jansen.

Categories are: Man of the Carnival Lady of the Carnival Carnival Stunner – for innovation in fashion design Under 25 Flair – for those aged 16 to 25 Dulux New Zealand Colour Map Body Painting Queen of the Carnival – for all those in drag.

Every entrant wearing a hat or similar is automatically entered in a further category - Head to Toe.

One of the winners from the variety of categories will then be chosen as the Tory Continental Alfa Romeo Fashion in the Field Supreme Winner and will spend the next six months driving round in a classy Alfa Romeo 147 Lusso.

A youth fashion contest, Carnival Angel, will be held on Anniversary Day, January 24, for stylish youngsters aged from six to 15.

Registration forms are available on Wellington Racing Club’s website http:// and also in the Turf Style magazine distributed free to thousands of Wellington households in recent weeks. Registrations will also be taken on Cup day before 11.30am at the entrance to the Dulux Fashion Village at the racecourse.


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