Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour 2021

Lexus Melbourne CupTour 2021

Thursday, September 23

Lexus of Adelaide

The Lexus of Adelaide team were thrilled to be able to host many familiar faces and some of our newest Lexus Encore clients for a special night at the dealership to celebrate this year’s Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour.
Unfortunately, last year the event was unable to go ahead as planned so it was fantastic to be able to enjoy this special evening with our valued clients, albeit on a slightly smaller scale due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Guests were welcomed with flowing glasses of GH Mumm and delicious food from Indulgence Food Design. DJ and vocal artist Lesley Williams provided mood setting tunes to ensure the stage was set for another incredible Lexus of Adelaide event.
Due to COVID-19 and state border restrictions, the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup was unfortunately unable to join us for the event, but we were excited to be able to offer our guests the exclusive opportunity to see and hold the 1950 Melbourne Cup. This incredible piece of racing history is worth $250,000 and was won by Comic Court, who at the time set an Australasian record of 3 minutes 19½ seconds. The custodian of this historic cup lives in South Australia and we are extremely grateful that it could be leant to us for the evening.
We were also thrilled to welcome Australian Racing Hall of Fame inductee, dual winner of the Melbourne Cup in 1972 and 1980, proud South Australian and long-time Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour Ambassador and Media commentator, John Letts OAM to join us for the evening.
John entertained our guests with incredible stories from his racing career and his two Melbourne Cup wins. Everyone was also amazed to learn that the 1950 Melbourne Cup had previously been in storage for 70 years and had only recently been discovered by John and the VRC.
Throughout the evening, guests were thrilled to have the opportunity to have their photo taken whilst holding the Melbourne Cup and speak to John in person.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this fantastic evening - we hope you enjoyed yourselves as much as we did. It was fantastic to be able to finally welcome many of our Encore clients back to our renowned events and we can’t wait for this year’s ‘Race that stops a nation’ – the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup.

Lexus of Adelaide

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