FRIDAY 6PM: It was a close race, but the NewsMail's first people's choice Fashion on the Field's online poll has a winner.
Karen Ford took out 33% of votes and was an early contender for first place. Coming in a close second, was Shannen Thorpe with 29% of votes and coming in third place was Ashley Black with 16% of votes. Over 1100 people voted in the online poll of some of the top fashion on display at Tuesday's Melbourne Cup celebrations at Thabeban Park.
FRIDAY, 8.45AM: As our fashion poll nears finishing time (today - Friday, November 9 at 5pm) the contest is getting closer than ever with Shannen Thorpe now up to 27% of the vote and in the lead.
Ashley Black is in second place with 20% of the vote and Karen Ford follows closely on 19%.
Kristy-Lee Law and Trudy Wainwright complete the top five at the moment, with 11% and 7% of votes respectively.
You can only vote for one picture in our poll, but you're welcome to comment below if you'd like to leave feedback on the outfits.
Have fun, and we'll continue to keep you updated until our people's choice winner is declared.
THURSDAY, 3PM: Our top three fashionistas so far remain in the spotlight with Karen Ford on 35% of the vote, Shannen Thorpe on 20% and Ashley Black on 16%.
THURSDAY 9.30PM: Karen Ford's still in first place this morning, with 42% of our total votes so far.
Newcomers to the top three, Shannen Thorpe and Ashley Black are now in first in second place with 15% and 11% of votes respectively.
WEDNESDAY 3.40PM: It could still be anyone's race, with Karen Ford leading the charge with 46% of votes, and Kristy-Lee Law and Elle Ward on 16% and 8% respectively. Keep your votes coming!
WEDNESDAY, 11AM: Our people's choice poll for fashions on the field is hotting up, with scores of readers casting their votes for their favourite outfit at yesterday's Melbourne Cup celebrations at Thabeban Park.
So far, Karen Ford's green feathers have stolen the show with 24% of votes.
She's followed by a nose by Kristy-Lee Law in her lacy light blue number which has scored her 22% of votes so far.
Coming in third place with 11% of votes so far is Elle Wade with a bright orange frock.
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