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11-April-2017
11-April-2017
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The plaque commemorates the 150th Melbourne Cup which was run at Flemington Racecourse in November 2010. In that year the Melbourne Cup trophy was paraded along Union Road, Ascot Vale.

Location

Address:Union & St Leonards Roads, Ascot Vale, 3032
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.773965
Long: 144.915862
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2010
Front Inscription
150th Melbourne Cup

This plaque commemorates the 150th
Melbourne Cup run at Flemington Racecourse
on Tuesday 2 November, 2010.

On Sunday 31 October
the 2010 Melbourne Cup trophy was paraded
in Union Road, Ascot Vale central to
a celebratory street parade
attended by thousands of local residents.

The Victoria Racing Club appreciated the support
shown by the Moonee Valley City Council and
Union Road Traders on that occasion.

The 2010 Melbourne Cup trophy was won by
Americain (USA) - which was bred in America;
French trained and ridden, yet Australian owned.

victoria racing club         melbourne cup
                                       carnival 2010

 
Source: MA
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