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What’s on in Deniliquin this Cup day

A number of Deniliquin businesses have special events on this Melbourne Cup day.

November 6, 2012 4:59am

Still deciding how to spend your Melbourne Cup Day afternoon today?

A number of Deniliquin businesses are offering specials today to help you celebrate the race that stops the nation in style.

Grab your friends and head to one of these fabulous venues.

White Lion

The White Lion Hotel will be open from 8am this morning, for the race that stops the nation, the 2012 Melbourne Cup. The TAB will be open all day and lunch will be available. Patrons can watch the big races on a huge range of TVs. Located is Russell St, the convenient drive-through bottle shop will also be open.

The Sporties

On the corner of Davidson St and Victoria St, the Sportsman’s Arms Hotel will be open from 8am today. They will be offering a two course luncheon for $25 which will include a delicious ‘hot and cold’ buffet. Prawn skewers, chicken, meat, salads and much more will be included. The TAB will be open and several big screens will capture the race.

The Sporties will also be holding its famous Oaks Day Ladies’ luncheon on Thursday. Rockmans presents the fashion parade extravaganza. It includes a two course luncheon.

Interested people are asked to book for the Melbourne Cup luncheon and the Oaks Day by contacting the hotel on 5881 1810.

Deniliquin RSL

The Deniliquin RSL Club, in End St, is holding two major events today.

Those wishing to enjoy a meal in the restaurant area will pay an affordable price of $45 and enjoy a two course meal and a complimentary champagne. Interested people are asked to book, contact the RSL Club on 58811455.

For those wanted a less formal event, the beer garden will be open where a barbecue and live entertainment from Michael Gorham will be provided. Price for the barbecue is $15, and bookings are not essential.

Throughout the day the TAB will be open, sweep tickets will be available and a ‘fashions on the field’ will be held.

The Globe

The Globe Hotel, in Cressy St, will open at 8.30am. The TAB will be open all day and lunch will be available to patrons. Big screens are also flaunted throughout the hotel.

The Exchange

The Exchange Hotel in End St is holding a three-course meal luncheon and will be open from 11am. For just $55 guests can enjoy a free glass of bubbly, sweets, raffles and the ‘best male and female hat’ competition. Live music will also be on offer.

Booking is essential, contact 58817338.

Deni Bowling Club

For just $5 the Deniliquin Bowling Club will provide a mouth watering luncheon. Opening from midday, sweeps will be running through the day and the race will be televised.

Bookings are preferred, contact 58813011.

The Central

The Central Hotel will be open from 8am and will offer TAB facilities and your choice of six big screen TV’s to watch the race. Throughout the day sweeps will be running, champagne will be flowing and nibbles will be provided.

Deni Golf Club

The Deniliquin Golf Club will be open from 11am today. It is the first year the club will offer TAB services. The big race can be watched on great TVs and drinks will be available to purchase.

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