Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour coming to Cunnamulla Tuesday Sept 19, 2023 Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla

2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour Cunnamulla Tuesday 19 September

Cunnamulla is most definitely the place to be come Tuesday September 19, 2023 as the $600,000 Lexus Melbourne Cup Trophy and officials roll into town to launch the iconic Australian event to the public as part of their world promotional tour.

It doesn’t really get any more exciting than this whether you’re a horse and racing fan is irrelevent as this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for many in Cunnamulla and the region.

In fact you would be crazy if you didn’t head on out to get involved. You would have much more chance to get up close and personal in Cunnamulla than any city location where you would fight crowds in the thousands. with the cup and the former Melbourne Cup winning Jockey who will be part of the event.

On Tuesday September 19, 11.00am Cunnamulla will roll out the welcome mat, put on the glad rags and welcome the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour officials.



Join us for the ultimate Sportsman’s Dinner to celebrate the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour and Cunnamulla & District Racing Through the Ages, 6pm Tuesday September 19, 2023.

Officials from Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and a former multi-Melbourne Cup winning Jockey (soon to be announced) will be in attendance.

In addition to words from the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour legends we will feature some home grown national and international racing identities through the ages including; Mr. Darby McCarthy, Mr. Peter Moody, Mr. T.N. Trevor Miller, Mr. Darryl Brown, Mr. B.N. Barry Miller, Mr. Les Ross, Mr. Darryl Ward, Mr. Barry Sheppard, Mrs Lorraine Nagel and the legendary Mr. C.W. Cocky Easton, Mr. Noel Thompson and more.

Despite there being over 4 million unique cities and towns across the world the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour will be visiting Cunnamulla. This historic opportunity has sparked excitement and pride in our community and our local racing industry prompting us to include celebrations for our own racing greats past and present.

Club Boutique Hotel Sportsman’s Dinner will Celebrate Cunnamulla & District Racing & the Melbourne Cup Through the Ages and feature the very best Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla has to offer – premium cold beers, bold wines, delicious canapes, and some seriously sumptuous cuisine in the perfect setting under the outback stars.

Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla will proudly support local horse racing via [Cunnamulla & District Horse Racing] with the meal proceeds being donated to the club. Raffles and an auction will also take place and be donated to [Noorama Picnic Race Club].

Tickets strictly limited and pre-purchase prior to the event only by 6pm Friday 15th September 2023 or when sold out. No tickets sold at the door or on the day. Tickets are non-refundable. [Tickets on sale now. Get yours HERE]

Tickets are $85 Per person Include canapés, main and cheese platter, tea & coffee. Individual tickets can be purchased or a Table of up to ten are available. There will be a cash bar operating. [Tickets on sale now. Get yours HERE]

Where: Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla

When: 6pm Tuesday September 19, 2023

6.00pm – 7.00pm Meet & Greet and Canapés

7.00pm – Seated for dinner

Let the fun begin – Along with words from Victoria Racing Club (VRC) will be a former twice Melbourne Cup winning Jockey (to be announced), Q & A session, Racing Trivia Round, Some Local Legends and more…

11.00pm Last drinks.

Stay up to date with the event by RSVP’ing to our Facebook event [HERE]



4 day/3 night all inclusive package with flights, accommodation, entries, some meals from 17-20 September, 2023.

ONLY ($1699p/p twin share $399 Single Sup)

Join us over four fantastic days as the first time in history the Paroo Shire Council and the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) will join forces on Tuesday 19 September to host the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour, seeing the coveted $600,000 trophy in Cunnamulla for the very first time. [Book Now]

Tour Highlights

# Tour limited to 8 people

# Bookings close Tue 5th September, 2023 or while available, Non refundable.

# Get up close to the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Trophy, maybe even hold.

# Meet and chat to former two times Melbourne Cup winning jockey (soon to be announced).

# Return flight over the beautiful Darling Downs grazing country.

#Join racing royalty at a Sportsman’s Dinner.

# Wash any stress, worries, even a few wrinkles away with an Artesian Mud Bath.

# Get pampered head to toe.

# Explore vast racing history & meet the locals with MC Paul Sawtell Qld radio producer and host.

Travellers, racing enthusiasts & history buffs are invited to join the celebration to experience being up close to the iconic Lexus Melbourne Cup trophy.

Despite there being over 4 million unique cities & towns across the world the 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour will be visiting our passionate town of Cunnamulla.

Trent Luckhurst is the VRC representative leading the touring group, and will conduct the Q&A sessions as well as speak about the Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour, the trophy and its meaning to Australasia and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

A former jockey whose credentials include, 2 Melbourne Cup wins, Inducted SA hall of fame, Australian Hall of Fame, awarded AM (Australian Medal) and South Australian Sport Hall of Fame whose name will be announced soon will participate in the Q&A component of the Tour as well as mingle and take photos.

Our Sportsman’s Dinner MC, Paul Sawtell, has spent the last 15 years working at RadioTAB. He started out as the producer of The Breakfast Show before moving into the hosting chair. He was also the original host of Sundays Past The Post. Paul, will share the highs & lows of Cunnamulla’s rich & storied racing history, weaving together tales of the past & present, adding an extra special touch to the festivities.

Before the party begins we’ll help you unwind, de-stress & relax! Soak up all the pampering you would expect from a town that sits on a massive body of hot, pure mineral rich artesian water. Add volcanic clays Relax, Rejuvenate & Reset.

Then the adventure begins a welcome dinner, local attractions, dinner & show, street parade, official launch of the Cunnamulla 2023 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour, Sportsman’s Dinner & more…

Don’t Miss this exclusive once in a lifetime adventure BOOK NOW.

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