On Monday, October 31 over 80 guests gathered to celebrate Australia’s premier horse race at New York’s ultimate Melbourne Cup Party at The Liberty NYC.
The QantasAirways Melbourne Cup Raffle was drawn with the lucky Grand Prize Winner, Michael Purcell, awarded Two Economy Class Round Trip Airfares from New York to Australia flyingQantas. The Runner-up Prize Winners were Lee McCaw who received one dozen long-stem roses fromRoses Only NYC, Laura O’Laughlin with aT2 TeaGift Set of T2’s favorite teas and brewing devices, and Nicholas Drapac taking homeThe Liberty NYC$100 gift card.
Judged by Andrew Zumbo and Boronia Fallshaw, the Fashions on the Field winners were Tanya Popplewell for Most Classy Lady, Nick Drapac for Most Dapper Male, Eloise Mueller and Dennis O’Leary for Most Charming Couple and Nathalie De Clercq for most Impressive Hat. Winners were awarded prizes fromThe Liberty NYC, WITH INTEGRITY Australia and Foster Entertainment. Last but not least Jemima Kilby won the registration draw for The Liberty NYC$25 gift voucher.
A special thanks to our MC for the night, Emma Cillekens, and to all of our prize sponsors.