Stylish racegoers accessorised with umbrellas as the rain failed to dampen spirits at Aintree's Ladies Day.
Punters vowed not to let the wet weather ruin the event as they gathered for the second day of the famous race meet in Merseyside.
Sophie Gatliff, 27, who came up from London with friend Lydia Unwin, 24, for the racing said: "Once we have a glass of champagne we'll be fine!"
Ms Unwin said the weather was disappointing but added: "We're going to get over that, I'm sure."
The pair both wore bright colours, with Ms Unwin in a green dress with fascinator and Ms Gatliff wearing a wide-legged jumpsuit with yellow pattern.
Ms Unwin said: "I think it's a really fun day just to dress up, and you know you can wear things a little bit more extravagant, that you wouldn't otherwise get to wear, so I just went for colour."
Carole Cooper, 59, from Wigan wore an emerald green dress which she had made herself.
She said: "It's my favourite colour and I know green is in this year."
She added: "We're not going to let the rain put us off."
Her husband Jim, 61, said: "It's always fabulous - Ladies Day, Aintree, the whole meeting - it's just brilliant."
Other trends on the racecourse included neutral shades and floral patterns, with some female racegoers favouring trousers over the traditional dresses.
Charlotte Wilson, 24, from Burnley said she had gone for "neutral glam" in a beige off-the-shoulder dress and fascinator, while friend Maddie Stevenson, 20, went for a "red classic dress"
It's hats off to Ladbrokes bookmaker David Williams who successfully predicted the winner of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National.
David was appearing on ITV Granada Reports to share his tips for the big race at Aintree.
With supreme confidence, he turned to the camera and told viewers that 14-1 shot One For Arthur would win the race.
And he was right!
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150,000 fans are expected at Aintree for the three day Grand National meeting.
Grand Opening Day was yesterday, Ladies Day is today and the big one, the Grand National is on Saturday.
For the millions watching at home who can't be here there's a big change this year as for the first time famous race is coming to ITV.