Melbourne, VIC

7 November 2017

On Tuesday 7 November 2017, at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Chairman of the Victorian Racing Club, Mrs Amanda Elliot, attended the Melbourne Cup Day at which the Governor-General presented the 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy to the owner of the winning horse, Rekindling, Mr Lloyd Williams, who received the trophy on behalf of the winning connections.

In the evening, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, at Government House, Melbourne, as guests of the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC, attended dinner.