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Yellowglen Gala in the Grove Trackside Party
18 May 2013 – Doomben Cup Day
Guests experienced the fashion, excitement and racing action on Doomben Cup Day in a trackside marquee. Fashions on the field were judged by Sofie Formica from Channel 7 and Nathan Exelby from the Courier Mail. The winner of Fashions on the Field won a $250 Marilyn Van Den Berg voucher and second place received two tickets each to the Johnnie Walker Lounge on Oaks Day. Special guests on the day included players from the Brisbane Broncos.
Stradbroke Eve Calcutta
The 2013 Stradbroke Eve Calcutta was held at the Novotel Brisbane and hosted by Nathan Exelby. The total pool on the night was $22,800, with the winning horse selling for $750 and the winner taking home over $13,000.
All guests were treated to a three-course dinner and four-hour beverage package, free betting vouchers and the auction action on the night. Special guests included Kimberley Busteed from Channel 7 and Jake Harrison from My Kitchen Rules.
Shaken not Stirred Cox Plate Twilight Party
Cox Plate Day 2013 went off with a bang here at the BRC when the Young Members’ Committee hosted the Shaken Not Stirred Cox Plate Twilight Party. Three hundred guests attended the James Bond themed trackside marquee for an exciting day of punting plus live entertainment to kick on with after the last. On arrival at the marquee, each guest received the mission “Pick the winner of the Cox Plate”, with the winner receiving $500 from TattsBet to place a bet on the Cox Plate. “Theses events expose a fresh new demographic to the Brisbane Racing Club and provide a good race day experience,” said BRC chairman Neville Bell.
The BRC’s Young Members’ Committee has been created to provide a voice to the younger generation of racegoers and ensure the BRC is responsive to what younger members desire from a raceday experience and from their membership. The committee host various events throughout the year, including the Stradbroke Eve Calcutta and Cox Plate Shaken not Stirred Twilight Party.
The 2013 committee members are Jack George, Adam Shepherd, Adam Engel, Julia Bannerman, Nicole Williams, Sarah-Jane Conroy, Bryce Camm, Kara Dixon, Matt Shelley, Kate Collingwood and Tim O’Sullivan.