THOSE effervescent folk at were not going to let the fun stop when it comes to dressing to look your best at the races. So they decided to organise a virtual best dressed competition to celebrate last weekend’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby festival.

And the winner was Catherine Furlong from New Ross, Co Wexford who galloped home with her vintage-inspired outfit, posing in an aftertoon tea party setting complete with painted chairs, armfuls of cottage garden flowers and bone china teacups.