Racegoers enjoyed a boozy day out on the second day of the York races yesterday but for many it got too much as they were helped off the course looking worse for wear.
Guests at Ladies Day were looking less than glamorous by the evening after a day enjoying betting and bars and it had clearly taken its toll on some.
They were photographed being carried by their friends and even police, as first aiders had to tend to those that had gone too far.
Earlier guests were pictured arriving to the festivities in a flurry of frills, fascinators, daring necklines and towering heels, as they enjoyed the beginnings of the predicted heatwave.
Formally known as Yorkshire Ebor Festival, the races take place in York, and kicked off yesterday with Juddmonte International marking the start of the four-day festival.
Guests at Ladies Day were looking less than glamorous by the evening after a day enjoying betting and bars and it had clearly taken its toll on some, like this young woman
Others had to be helped on their feet after they appeared to have enjoyed a day on the boozeThis
This woman was led away by police as thousands of spectators let their hair down on the second day of the York races
This man had clearly had too much as he had to be tended to by a first aider
It had all got too much for some, as this woman, clearly emotional, was looked after by a friend
One punter almost lost her footing and slipped out of her heels as she left York races yesterday evening
This woman, wearing a borrowed suit jacket, took off her heels as she was helped along by a steward
This racegoer removed her shoes and was helped along by two friends as they made their way off the course