With thanks to Girl About Town for the invite.
The race that stops the nation is just under a month away and to celebrate, the stunning Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour made an appearance tonight at the Morphettville Racecourse. Taking a tour across the states and territories of Australia every year, the Lexus Melbourne Cup (which sits with an impressive price tag of $200,000) will be residing in Adelaide tonight and tomorrow, after which it will make its way to Mount Barker (October 10), before heading to Victoria October 12.
“Lexus is passionate about delivering Amazing Experiences and the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour will bring the amazing experience of the People’s Cup to more Australians than ever before.” – Scott Thompson (Lexus Australia Chief Executive)
Tonight also saw the launch of AAMI Spring Carnival of Racing, and what better place to hold this epic event than at the Morphettville Racecourse! Saturated with a huge selection of race days + activities, there will be a brand new trackside look, thanks to the collaboration between Morphettville Racecourse + White Marquee Event Hire, which is an iconic events setup crew that has made notable appearances at the Adelaide Fashion Festival and Polo in the City.
“We have been working closely with Morphettville Racecourse to create a bespoke and unique trackside area for the 2018 AAMI Spring Carnival of Racing. Our aim is to bring a touch of Flemington to Adelaide; we want to give race-goers all the the thrills of Flemington at South Australia’s most prestigious racing venue.” – Greg Evangelou (White Marquee General Manager)
Expect to be a part of some fantastic family-friendly events that are part of the Spring Carnival program:
- Romeo’s Family Race Day (October 13)
- Ladies Day at Caulfield Cup (October 20)
- Derby Day (November 2)
There is also the opportunity for guests to have the ultimate Melbourne Cup experience on November 6, where they will be able to be part of the brilliant AAMI Marquee and enjoy some quality VIP treatment, as they enjoy the race that stops the nation!
“Morphettville will be taken to the next level this season with our partnership with White Marquee and we can’t wait to reveal the new-look trackside village.The 2018 Spring Racing program offers the perfect opportunity to get together with family and friends to experience the thrill of live racing at South Australia’s most iconic racing venue.” – Grant Meyer (Morphettville Racecourse CEO)
The 2018 AAMI Spring Carnival of Racing at Morphettville Racecourse launched on Monday, October 8th 2018 with the Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour.