Tweed Shire Council has secured a day in the Melbourne Cup Tour 2014 program of the Victorian Racing Club.
The Melbourne Cup will be displayed in Palm Court, Corner of Queen and Main Street, Murwillumbah on Wednesday 27 August.
The event will kick off in the Courtyard at Palm Court at 12.30pm featuring an Australian racing legend and Melbourne Cup winning jockey, John Marshall. John rode Rogan Josh to victory in the 1999 Melbourne Cup.
The other event of the day is the cocktail charity night at the Saltbar to raise funds for the local Riding for the Disabled Association. Visit destinationtweed.com.au or phone 1300 725 822 for more information. Tickets for the cocktail charity night are $40 each, and are for a very worthy cause.