The Melbourne Cup is heading to where the gold was mined

Helen Walker
By Helen Walker
Updated September 10 2018 - 6:58am, first published 2:00am
Staff at the Mt Rawdon Gold Mine near Mt Perry had a surprise visit from the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup earlier this year. The Melbourne Cup will tour the again this week and there are plenty of celebrations planned as it holds a home town connection.

The 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup will visit the tiny township of Mt Perry next Saturday and the local community is bursting with pride, as the Cup holds a home town connection.


Helen Walker

Helen Walker

Toowoomba-based Journalist

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