There were luncheons being held all across Deniliquin on Tuesday in honour of the Melbourne Cup.November 9, 2012 4:57am
Pam Jones, Allison Jansen, Pam Howlett and Lorraine Richards say cheers with a win at the Deniliquin RSL Club on Cup Day.
Locals were celebrating the Melbourne Cup all over town on Tuesday.
People enjoyed luncheons at the Sportsmans Arms, Exchange and Globe hotels, as well as the Deniliquin Bowling and Deniliquin RSL clubs.
At the Exchange there was also birthday celebrations for Di Hand, who dressed as a jockey for the day.
Patrons of the Deniliquin Bowling Club also had a birthday to celebrate, surprising bowler Linda Freeman with a cake.
Margaret Morton and Paul Snare were also presented with a bottle of champagne for being the best dressed couple.
At the Deniliquin RSL Club, the recently renovated sports lounge and beer garden was buzzing with activity. Guests enjoyed lunch while listening to tunes performed by local musician Michael Gorham.
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