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Emirates Melbourne Cup coming to Auckland


Stars Sports Tours & Events brings the Emirates Melbourne Cup to Auckland

AUCKLAND, July 29, 2014: Stars Sports Tours & Events has joined with the Victoria Racing Club and SKYCITY Auckland to host the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy during the Auckland leg of the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour. Racing fans, business people, fashionistas, tourists, kids and the general public can view and have their photo taken with the iconic Cup at SKYCITY Auckland thisThursday, 31st July between 12-1pm.

Fans will also be able to chat with popular track commentator Des Coppins of Trackside and Kel Munroe, a Melbourne Cup expert, alongside Melbourne Cup winning jockey, Michael Clarke. Additionally, television host and fashion personality Colin Mathura-Jeffree, who is also an Emirates Melbourne Cup attendee, will offer sartorial tips and tricks for people heading to racing events.

Stars Sports Tours & Events is an official Tour operator for the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival and has been offering exclusive experiences and escorted packages to sports enthusiasts for 28 years. The 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy visits Auckland thanks to Victoria Racing Club and SKYCITY Auckland and Stars Sports Tours & Events.

During the nationwide tour, locals are encouraged to use the official hashtag, #PeoplesCup when posting images and comments via social media.

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About Stars Sports Tours & Events

Established in 1986, Stars Sports Tours & Events is New Zealand’s leading sporting tour and travel agency dealing in both individual and group travel to major sporting events within New Zealand and worldwide. They understand the needs of sporting travellers, offering personalized service and unique experiences that create an unforgettable trip, including annual tours to the Emirates Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Stars Sports Tours & Events has been Official Tour Operator for Football World Cup, Rugby World Cups, Bledisloe Cups and Hong Kong Sevens and is an official subagent for Netball World Cup Sydney 2015.


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