The Emirates marquee marked a fantastic end to a week of German fun and festivity. Special guests of the German themed Emirates marquee on Emirates Stakes Day included Olympic swimmer Michael Klim, his wife and Balinese princess Lindy Klim, X-Factor’sJason Heerah, Australian basketballer Liz Cambage, Winners and Losers’ Melanie Vallejo, Neighbours’ Olympia Valance, Chris Milligan and Jenna Rosenow, former Geelong player Billy Brownless and Miss Universe Olivia Wells.
Jockey Dom Tourneur took out not only the $1,000,000 Group One Emirates Stakes race in impressive fashion with Hucklebuck but also the last race of the Carnival week in the Emirates Airline Handicap onÉclair Big Bang.
Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field took place in the afternoon, judged by 2014 Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field Family Ambassadors Jason Heerah with wife Kath and their children, Koby and Kayla.
Emirates’ Divisional Vice President Australasia, Rob Gurney, says Emirates’ Stakes Day sponsorship mirrors the airline’s commitment to Australia.
“Emirates has been the title sponsor of Emirates Stakes Day since 1998 and is proud to play such an integral and ongoing role in what is a wonderful day for the whole family,” he said.
“We’ve seen world-class racing and first class hospitality in our German themed marquee. I’m sure everyone will agree 2014 has surpassed all expectations and will go down in the books as one of the best spring carnivals yet.”
“Emirates Stakes Day is truly one of the highlights of the calendar,” Mr Gurney concluded.
Emirates Stakes Day saw the premier birdcage marquee put on a classic celebration of the German-inspired menu and German Slap Dancers, as well as rest and relaxation in the Timeless Spa before closing the doors for the season.
Guests also had access to the exclusive Lancôme lip and eye bar for touch ups throughout the day.
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