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Nov 3rd | Melbourne Cup Celebration
3 November @ 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
The Melbourne Cup is an annual international horse race held in Melbourne, Australia on the first Tuesday of November. It is commonly referred to today as “The Race that Stops a Nation”, and in the state of Victoria -where it is held- even has a public holiday allocated to this day.
Beginning in 1861, the Melbourne Cup has a long tradition as Australia’s most famous Thoroughbred horse race. Chairman of the Victorian Racing Club, Frederick Standish, developed the idea of a horse race in Victoria and calling it the ‘Melbourne Cup’, with 17 horses running in front of a crowd of 4,000 spectators. As the prize money increased and the race became more well-known both in Australia and the world, more and more spectators flocked to Melbourne to enjoy the exciting 3-minute race. Since 1910, horses from all over the world have entered into the Melbourne Cup every year to compete for the ‘Melbourne Cup’ itself and large sums of prize money.
On Cup day, people usually gather with their families and place small bets on which horse will win the race. It is also a tradition for women and men alike to dress up in their fanciest dress to watch the races. Men wear suits, ties and nice shoes, usually with sunglasses and a pocket tie. A fedora is also optional as it is usually quite sunny on the day. Women wear colorful dresses, heels and fancy hats or fascinators that represent the spring season.
Since 1962, there have been many competitions for the best dressed ladies on the day in order to bring more women to the races. The most famous being ‘Fashions on the Field’ which aimed on ‘finding the smartest dressed women at the Carnival’ and those who wore the ‘Most Elegant Hat’. Today, women at the races go to great lengths to stand out on the field, with fashion becoming almost as important as the race itself.
Event date & time: 11:00am-22:00pm, Tuesday 3rd November
Venue: Residence G & Shark Shopping Park
Livestream: 10th F, The Terrace, Residence G Shenzhen ,4078 Dongbin Road, Nanshan, Shenzhen, 518054, China
Afterparty: Shark, Shopping Park B, Zhongxin 2nd Road,Futian, Shenzhen, China
时间与日期: 上午11点到晚上10:00, 11月3日, 星期二
地点: Residence G & Shark Shopping Park
Scan the QR code below or click here to register now
See below for ticket and pricing options:
Livestream @Residence G RMB 290
Afterparty @Shark RMB 198
Livestream @Residence G RMB 350
Afterparty @Shark RMB 198
Special Room Rate @Residence G
Good Room at 880 RMB/night for 2nd and 3rd November 2020 (including buffet breakfast)
Booking website: www.hotels-g.com
Reservation email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Promotion code: MEL311
Menu @Residence G
. Free flow of Australian wines
. Assorted Sausages “bites”
. Grilled Angus Beef Patties
. Potato&Cheese Croquettes
. Assorted Bruschettas
. deep fried Chicken Schnitzels, Mustard
. deep fried Solefish Sticks, Cocktail Sauce
. Smoked Salmon&cream Cheese Canapes
. Iberico Jamon&Mango Canapes
. Onion&Chorizo Tortilla
. Tuna Sashimi
. Vegan Pasta Salad
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