Tips on how to giddy up for the races!


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Newsport is sharing some tips on how to get ready for the Races next weekend. Image: Cairns Amateurs

ONE of the highlights on the Far North Queensland calendar is almost upon us... yes it's Cairns Amateurs time!

Originally founded to bring the country and the city together back in 1959, the Cairns Amateurs has grown to be one of the biggest events in Northern Australia. The event, which is held next weekend, is built around horse racing, but we all know it's actually all about the fashion on the field.

Newsport gives you some tips below on how to get ready for the races... without having to leave Port Douglas!

Sisterfield Boutique

Sisterfield boutique has your entire outfit covered for the upcoming amateurs racing events. Starting with a huge selection of headpieces from the very talented local milliner Melanie Ferrero as well as endless stunning dresses to suit any age, style and budget by top selling designers Ministry of Style, Asilio, Bronx and Banco and Mossman to name a few.

Then there's stunning heels from fabulous Alias Mae and Jaggar footwear along with jewellery by Australian designer's Saff and Sassi, Elle Louise jewellery and clutch bags by popular Brisbane based label Chameleon Ink.

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Niramaya Day Spa

The beautiful rainforest setting of Niramaya Day Spa provides a truly tranquil environment to let go and forget about the world for a while. Their range of indulgent and pampering beauty, massage & healing treatments will get you in perfect shape for a day on the field. 

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Jungle Road

Shop natural fibre clothing at Jungle Road. Choose from classic linen dresses from our new French Label 'KOKOMARINA', silks from Verge and cool comfy cottons from Orientique. 

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Bottle-O Mossman

Get the party started while getting ready with your friends! Pop into the Bottle-O in Mossman and ask the friendly staff for some advise on a delicious bottle of bubbles that suites your personal taste.

Bottle-O Mossman is an award winning bottle shop located next to Woolworths.

Click here for more information, current specials and opening times

Will you be going to the races? let us know in the comments below!

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