Taylor Lawrie (left), Hamish Loechel and Joe FitzGerald pose with the cup at the town hall.
Longridge Aged Care held a morning tea for the cup, with the residents all getting to work to create hats and a display for the occassion. Bernice Brighton (left) and "best hat" winner Rosie Cox were glad to have the opportunity to hold the cup, the most prestigious trophy in Australian thoroughbred racing.
Cameron and Corrie Taylor got to hold the cup at the library.
Longridge Aged Care executive officer/director of care Liz Broadstock (third from right) holds the cup flanked by Victoria Racing Club board member John O'Rourke (left), Amy Henschke, John's wife, Victoria Racing Club representative Belinda Meyers and Melbourne Cup winning trainer Sheila Laxon.
Jake (left) and Kane Polniak with the Melbourne Cup at the Naracoorte Public Library this morning.
Jack Mills took the opportunity to have his picture taken with the Melbourne Cup.
Jane Allen and Bruce Redpath with the cup at Tuesday night's "Dine with the Cup at the Caves".
Longridge Aged Care's Jenny McEachern had her picture taken with the cup in Naracoorte.
Jill and Robin Steen took the opportunity to pose with the coveted Melbourne Cup at the Naracoorte Caves on Tuesday night when they attended for dinner.
Neil Wray got to hold the cup at Longridge Aged Care's morning tea on Tuesday.
Nicki Wight and son Digby, who is this year's Naracoorte Red Cross Baby, will host a Melbourne Cup luncheon on Melbourne Cup Day this year at the Naracoorte Racing Club.
THE Victoria Racing Club’s Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has received a resounding welcome to Naracoorte today.
After a morning tea at Longridge Aged Care and a public viewing at the Naracoorte Public Library the cup was on display at the Naracoorte Town Hall.
A dinner is being held tonight at the Naracoorte Caves, hosted by mayor Erika Vickery.
Accompanying the cup has been Sheila Laxon, who - with Ethereal in 2001 became the first female trainer to take home the cup - as tour ambassador, sharing her insights on "the race that stops a nation".