Emirates Melbourne Cup Visiting Dalby Wednesday August 14

The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour is in Dalby for a full day of special events today to unite the community in celebration of ‘the race that stops a nation.’™
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Racing legend, John Marshall is accompanying the glorious 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy to each event and to share his unique and memorable tales from the track. Some lucky members of the community of Dalby will have the unique chance to ‘don the white glove’ and hold the iconic trophy, valued at $175,000.

Dr Andrew Lemon, Victoria Racing Club representative, is also accompanying the Melbourne Cup Trophy on the Tour. Since 2003, the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has travelled more than 325,000 kilometres, visited more than 236 regional, rural and metropolitan destinations and engaged tens of thousands of people.

The Dalby itinerary is:

• 8:45am – 10:00am Visit to Our Lady Southern Cross Catholic College, Nicholson Street, Dalby

• 11:00am – 12:00pm Visit to South State School, Cnr Owen and Bunya Street, Dalby

• 12:30pm – 2:15pm Lunch at Mary’s Commercial Hotel, Cunningham Street, Dalby

• 2:30pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Tea at Ningana Retirement Village, Horace Street, Dalby

• 6:00pm – 9:00pm Cup Cocktail Party, 46 Drayton Street, Dalby

Since 2003, the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has travelled more than 325,000 kilometres, visited more than 236 regional, rural and metropolitan destinations and engaged tens of thousands of people.

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