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Melbourne Cup Calcutta

November 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Melbourne Cup Calcutta 2023 – Purchase Your $2 Raffle Tickets at the Club Reception!

Get ready for the most thrilling event of the year! Raffle tickets are now available for just $2 each in the weeks leading up to the 2023 Melbourne Cup, and they’re your ticket to excitement and potential winnings.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Starting Pool: Your $2 raffle ticket contributes to the “Starting Pool.”
  2. Horse Owners: On November 6th at 6 pm, 24 lucky tickets will be drawn, each representing one of the 24 Melbourne Cup horses. These ticket holders become the official “Horse Owners.”
  3. Auction: The fun part begins! The Melbourne Cup horses are then auctioned off to anyone present at the event. You can bid on your favorite horse to become its new owner.
  4. Bidding Rules: If you win the bid and become the new “Horse Owner,” you’ll pay the full auction price. Half of this amount goes to the original “Horse Owner,” and the other half contributes to the “Starting Pool.” However, original owners have a unique advantage. They can retain their horse by having the highest bid but pay only half the successful bid, with that amount also going into the “Starting Pool.”
  5. Prize Money: The excitement doesn’t end there! The prize money is determined by the combined total of the original ticket sales and auction proceeds and don’t forget the starting pool from our Great Sponsor of $6,000. This pool is then distributed among the lucky winners based on the actual Melbourne Cup results, including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers.
  6. Scratched Horses: Keep in mind that if a horse you’ve bid on gets scratched from the race, you’ll receive a 50% refund of the bidding price, not a full refund.

Remember, you have to be in it to win it! Don’t miss out on this thrilling opportunity to be a part of the Melbourne Cup Calcutta 2023. Get your $2 raffle tickets now at the Club Reception, and be ready for an unforgettable evening of horse racing excitement and potential winnings!

And Just to grab your interest just a little more in 2022 the Pool amounted to over $16,000! You got to be in it to WIN it!


November 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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