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Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance

The management of The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has confirmed that US pop icon Taylor Swift has withdrawn from performing live at the Flemington Racecourse, headlining Melbourne Cup Day (5 November) celebrations. Marked as the singer’s only performance in Australia for 2019, promoting her new album ‘Lover’, Swift had been scheduled to play a televised mini-set at Flemington’s ‘Mounting Yard’ …

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Blockbuster! Victoria Racing books Taylor Swift for Melbourne Cup Day

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) plans to celebrate its upcoming Melbourne Cup Day (5 November) in pomp and style, confirming that ten-time Grammy winner and record-breaking pop sensation Taylor Swift will perform live at the Flemington Racecourse. Announcing a major coup for Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival, VRC management announces that it has secured Taylor Swift’s only public appearance in Australia …

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Australia geared for “the race that stops a nation”

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A crowd of 100,000 people are expected to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday for the 2017 Melbourne Cup. ‘The race that stops a nation’ is the most prosperous handicap race in the world, with prize money of $6.2m available this year, and a rich history dating back over 150 years. Ahead of the race, at 4am tomorrow (Tuesday 7th November) …

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