A town that has produced some of the biggest stars in racing will welcome the most sought after trophy in the sport, when the 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour heads to Streaky Bay in August.
The $200,000 Melbourne Cup will roll into town on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 of August with a special guest appearance from 3 times Melbourne Cup winning jockey and Streaky Bay local, Kerrin McEvoy, who will attend a charity function on the Monday night at the Streaky Bay Hotel.
Members of the public will be able to get a photo with the iconic trophy at a raft of different events taking place over the two days.
The 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup Streaky Bay Tour Includes the following activities –
1- Come join in the festivities of the 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup tour at the Streaky Bay Hotel from 4pm Photo opportunities with the $200,000 Melbourne Cup trophy in the Pelican Lounge. The Streaky Bay Hotel will kindly be putting HAPPY HOUR on during this time.
- What - Photo Opportunity
- When - Monday 5th August - 4pm
- Where - Streaky Bay Hotel
2 - Kerrin McEvoy Sculpture Committee is hosting a major fundraiser dinner for the sculpture project at the Streaky Bay Hotel. The dinner will be hosted by – Terry McAulife, with guest Speakers – Kerrin & Cathy McEvoy , Jo O’Shaughnessy from Victorian Racing Club and Ken Martin who will preview the Marquette of the proposed statue.
There will also be an array of fantastic auction items up for grabs, with all proceeds going to assist in the production of the Kerrin McEvoy statue
- What - Auction Dinner Streaky Bay Hotel 6pm
- When - Monday 5th August - 6pm
- Where - Streaky Bay Hotel
- Price - $123 (Includes 3 Course dinner plus beer, wine and soft drink)
Bookings essential visit - www.eventtixx.com.au/sbauctiondinner Or Phone the Hotel on 8626 1008
No tickets will be available on the night so don't delay book now.
3- Photo opportunities with the $200,000 Melbourne Cup trophy foreshore lawns across from the hotel on the proposed sculpture site
- What - Racing Sports Network Radio RSN – Live Broadcast Photo opportunities
- Where - Foreshore lawns across from the hotel
- When - Tuesday 6th August 30-10.30am
4- Streaky Bay Hospital visit Elmhaven & senior citizens morning tea with Kerrin & Kathy McEvoy, the Victoria Racing Club and the Melbourne Cup trophy
- What - Elmhaven & senior citizens morning tea with Kerrin & Kathy McEvoy plus Photo opportunities
- Where - Streaky Bay Hospital visit Elmhaven & senior citizens morning tea
- When - Tuesday 6th August 10.45am
5 - Streaky Bay Area School, students and teachers from the school will be having a Q&A with Kerrin, Kathy and the Victoria Racing Club. There will also be a large group photo with the school & Melbourne Cup trophy
- What - Streaky Bay Area School Visit
- Where - Streaky Bay Area School Visit
- When - Tuesday 6th August 12pm
*Times are approximate.