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Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

The Sturt Club’s Rachel Beitzel and Mandy Turley enjoyed setting up for the Melbourne Cup Day event. PICTURE: Emily Ferguson The Sturt Club’s Rachel Beitzel and Mandy Turley enjoyed setting up for the Melbourne Cup Day event. PICTURE: Emily Ferguson

By Emily Ferguson

The race that stops a nation also creates some great functions and atmosphere in clubs around Australia, and Broken Hill is no exception. 

The Sturt Club will offer a three-course meal with a drink for $35, walk-ins are welcome or you may call and book. The price also includes a raffle and a mystery trifecta. The club’s four TAB terminals will be up and running and the races will be shown on the big screens. 

The Musicians Club has a first-class buffet lunch, all you can eat for $35, tickets available at the door. There will be live entertainment by Mildura duo ‘Toni and Nev’, and sweeps for sale. 

There will also be prizes for Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gent and Best Headwear. The luncheon will be hosted by Bear from Silver City Motors, and the races will be on the big screen. 

The Demo Club has full a la carte meals available from 12pm in the Bistro, as well as a selection of Asian specials. There will be free live entertainment from Rob Symes, as well as sweeps and betting and the races on the big screen. 

The Mulga Hill Tavern has their bistro open for regular trading and lunch. The tavern and the TAB will open at 8am. 

The Palace will from midday be offering a three-course lunch and a drink on arrival for $45 per person. There will also be sweeps, entertainment and ‘best dressed’ prizes.

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