Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Cup 'Not Worth a Holiday'

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Cup 'Not Worth a Holiday'

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Byline: Marco Magasic


YOU can win a share of $10,000 cash on this year's Melbourne Cup - and you don't need to know anything about horses to win.

On Saturday, November 1, The Daily Examiner will include a game card for the 2014 Lucky Cup sweep, with prizes of $1500, $1250 and $1000 for the Melbourne Cup winner and placegetters.

And for your office sweep, plus the latest form guide, jockeys' colours, feature stories and previews on the 'race that stops a nation', make sure you get your copy of the Examiner on Monday, November 3 and also on Cup Day, Tuesday, November 4.

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IT IS the race that stops the nation, but the majority of Clarence Valley residents would not stop to make it a public holiday, according to our Facebook likers.

Some comments were that the Melbourne Cup promoted animal cruelty, drunken behaviour, gambling and would make small businesses have to pay more wages. …

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