Press Release: 09.01.2020

Million-selling artist and musical theatre star Alexandra Burke is set to be the queen of the night at Hamilton Park’s most hotly anticipated night of the season, Boë Violet Gin Ladies’ Night on Saturday 1 August. The chart-topping star will take to the stage ahead of the evening’s racing to perform some of her chart-topping hits including Bad Boys and Start Without You as well as her record-breaking rendition of Hallelujah. Alexandra rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor in 2008 and currently stands as one of the most successful winners of the show selling well over 4 million records in the UK alone.

After winning The X Factor, Alexandra has achieved major chart success and has starred in numerous stage musicals including Chess, Chicago and The Bodyguard, the latter of which saw her successfully tour the UK in the iconic role of Rachel Marron. She also had a successful run on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing, where she made it to the final of the 2017 series.

Ashley Moon, Racecourse General Manager at Hamilton Park said: ‘We’re thrilled that Alexandra is able to join us for what is sure to be another incredible Ladies’ Night. She has one of the most distinguishable voices in the UK and we can’t wait to welcome her to the racecourse. Racegoers really are in for a treat this year, it’s shaping up to be an unmissable night out.”

The news comes following the announcement that Capital FM breakfast presenter and ‘I’m a Celebrity’ star Roman Kemp is also set to appear at the flagship event having signed up to perform an exclusive DJ set after the on-track action has finished.

Ashley added: ““We’ve got a fantastic evening planned and we can’t wait to reveal more exciting details about what we have lined-up with further additions to the line-up still to come. Our early bird tickets are on sale now, which saves £10 per adult and so I’d definitely recommend booking sooner rather than later.”

Early bird tickets are on sale now at, starting from only £25 for adults, saving £10, if booked before 31 May 2020.

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