Women take centre stage at the Cheltenham Festival

Outfits ranged from the weird to the wonderful as the racetrack met catwalk at a typically colourful Ladies Day at the Cheltenham Festival.

Amanda Lee from Nottingham strikes a pose on Ladies Day at Cheltenham Racecourse.
Amanda Lee from Nottingham strikes a pose on Ladies Day at Cheltenham Racecourse. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
Eliza Cook from Mumbles and Lystra Adams from Staffordshire (left) go big with their hats.
Eliza Cook from Mumbles and Lystra Adams from Staffordshire (left) go big with their hats. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, opted for a more toned down option.
Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, opted for a more toned down option. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
A male racegoer appears uninterested with the fashion show going on behind him.
A male racegoer appears uninterested with the fashion show going on behind him. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
...and this is the view from the other side.
...and this is the view from the other side. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Jennifer Wrynne from Ireland holds onto her hat at the Cheltenham Festival.
Jennifer Wrynne from Ireland holds onto her hat at the Cheltenham Festival. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Lady in red Mary Carty from Kells, Co Meath on Ladies Day.
Lady in red Mary Carty from Kells, Co Meath on Ladies Day. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire