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The Melbourne Cup comes to Blackall!

By Helen Aspinall

The 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour is coming to Blackall!

Ever wanted to hold the coveted trophy? Here’s your chance.

Plus by simply uploading a picture of you and the 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup to Instagram tagging @FlemingtonVRC and using #EmiratesMelbourneCup and #PeoplesCup you could go in the draw to WIN a trip for two to the 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup. For more info and T&C’s see here: http://bit.ly/2aqpLIo

Below is a list of events where you can celebrate the Cup’s arrival to Blackall this Friday the 29th July.

9am – 10.45am:
Morning tea at the Blackall Woolscour.
1.30pm – 2.30pm
Blackall State School visit.
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Blackall Post Office visit & public photo opportunity.
6.30pm til 10pm
‘The Race that stops the nation’ cocktail party at Blackall Cultural Centre.

This year the Tour will visit 34 destinations across Australia and New Zealand before returning to Flemington for ‘the race that stops a nation™’ on Tuesday 1 November.

In one of the most emotional finishes to a Melbourne Cup in its long history, Damien Oliver looks to the heavens after winning the 2002 race on Media Puzzle.


To follow the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour journey visit: melbournecuptour.com.au

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