Ladies Night is always popular with racegoers, and Carlisle boasts one of the most exclusive ladies racing fixtures in the world.
All jockeys taking part must be female.
Last night's event pulled in thousands of spectators who were there for the racing - and for the entertainment too, as Jenny Longden reports.
80's soft rock band Wet Wet Wet have tweeted their thanks to the 6,000 strong crowd who turned out to see them last night at Carlisle Racecourse.
The band performed hits including their cover of The Beatles' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' and classic 'Love Is All Around.'
Carlisle racecourse played host to the world's only female jockey race event yesterday.
Ladies donned their big hats as thousands turned out to one of the busiest days on the race track calendar.
The event is the only race meeting in the world where all the jockeys are female.
Eighties band Wet Wet Wet took to the stage in the evening to entertain the crowds.
It's the first time the West End play, which has won more than 20 awards, has visited Cumbria.
Marti Pellow plays 'Che', a character who reflects the voice of the Argentine people.
Evita runs from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th March, with matinee and evening performances.