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Celebrating Melbourne Cup in Auckland
Celebrating Melbourne Cup in Auckland
Celebrate the race that stops nations on both sides of the Tasman at one of these Auckland venues and experience the thrill and excitement of Melbourne Cup - all within a taxi ride from your front doorstep.

The Melbourne Cup is the one day of the year where it's perfectly acceptable (* check with your employer first! *) to get glammed up and spend all day drinking when you should, in theory, be at work.

There's a whole host of Auckland events in which you can get into the Melbourne Cup spirit - here's just a few of the recommended Auckland events to celebrate Melbourne Cup race day at.

Happy Punting!
Celebrating Melbourne Cup in Auckland
The Melbourne Cup comes to The Sugar Club

03 Nov 2015

Join us for cocktail hour from 4pm followed by a sumptuous four-course dinner.

03 Nov 2015

Dress up and join us at The Britomart Country Club for Auckland’s favourite Melbourne Cup event. G.H.MUMM Champagne will be dressing up the venue and offering $15 glasses and $70 bottles of the NV Cordon Rouge throughout the day. There will be special $30 charcuterie and cheese boards available along with a Melbourne Cup pizza of mushroom, havarti, truffle and rosemary. As usual, tables w...

03 Nov 2015

Located on the Tyler Street of the Seafarers Building the City Terrace and Ostro will be hosting some delicious Melbourne Cup festivities. With a pop up champagne bar and a live band plus DJs from 3pm, Ostro and City Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the Flemington festivities. With live TAB betting machines and screens around the perimeter, there will be plenty of opportunities to mak...
Melbourne Cup Day at Soul

03 Nov 2015

The fun begins at 12pm on Tuesday 3rd November for our annual Melbourne Cup celebration - be sure to have your place secured. As always we will have a TAB on site for your betting pleasure, race day games for you to enjoy, including your favourite Great Stiletto Race, Men's Relay Race, Wine Options, Giant Jenga and of course there are always plenty of best dressed prizes to be won. What more ca...

03 Nov 2015

Sofitel Luxury Hotels Melbourne Cup Day features a 10 race program including the Group III Sofitel Luxury Hotels Stakes over 2000m plus coverage of the Melbourne Cup live on the big screen. Dress to the nines and stand out from the crowd in your finest attire for the Sofitel Luxury Hotels Melbourne Cup Style Award – a competition that honours the best dressed man and woman on a day where two n...
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