The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour will be in Maffra next weekend. Since 2003 the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has provided rural,  regional and metropolitan communities across Australia and New Zealand a chance to experience the magic of this iconic trophy.
There will be an afternoon viewing of the Cup at Duart between 2-5pm on Saturday 12th of October. Entry will be a gold coin donation with a light afternoon tea available.
Apart from the Cup being on view,there will be local racing memorabilia on display, a raffle with tickets to the Sale Cup to the winner and an address by an ambassadoor from Victorian Racing Club.
During the evening there will be a Cocktail party from 6.30-8.00pm at Duart. Tickets are $25 per head which includes a light supper. During the evening the raffle will be drawn, heats and a final to a human powered horse race will be also be held.
The Maffra Rotary Club invites everyone to attend one of these events. This is a major fund raiser for the Maffra Rotary Club youth programs.Further information can be obtained from Cath Noble on 0427149253 or Dianne Honey on 0413569954 or speak to a Rotarian in Johnson St on Thursday 10th October.