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Auckland and SKYCITY host 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

MEDIA ADVISORY

29 July 2014

Auckland and SKYCITY host 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

Racing enthusiasts have the rare chance to get up close to the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup - made from 1.65kg of solid 18k gold - this Thursday 31 July at SKYCITY Auckland from 12 – 1pm.

Viewing is free and fans are welcome to take photos with one of the most iconic horse-racing trophies in the world, commonly known as the Peoples Cup.


Well-known track commentator Des Coppins of Trackside and Kel Munroe, a Melbourne Cup expert, will be on-hand to chat with racing fans alongside Melbourne Cup winning jockey, Michael Clarke.

Colin Mathura-Jeffree, a well-seasoned Melbourne Cup attendee, will offer sartorial tips and tricks in preparation of the summer racing season.

The 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup visits Auckland thanks to the Victoria Racing Club, joined by Stars Sports Tours and Events and SKYCITY Auckland, as part of the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.

For more information, please visit www.skycity.co.nz

ENDS


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