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Melbourne Cup Eve Calcutta Night 2017 Huge Success

Melbourne Cup Calcutta Night Huge Success as a Social Event and Fundraiser

This was the 3rd time we have run a Calcutta and once again it was a huge success

Thank you to everyone who turned up at the Hope Island Tavern on the eve of the cup. As well as those that bought tickets prior to the event.

Special thank you to Mark MacCabe of Mark MacCabe Real Estate who was the MC and our Auctioneer

The Leukaemia Foundation was the charity that we supported this year . Every dollar raised from selling tickets for the Melbourne Cup horses and the auctioning amount we got for each horse. The Leukaemia Foundation got their cut first before we paid out prize money.

The Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island paid out over $4,230 in prize money. 1st place Cash Prize in the Melbourne Cup was over $2,365.30.

The Calcutta Overview

– Calcutta Draw Tickets were $2 each, each was a chance to win and become the temporary owner of a horse in the Melbourne cup.

calcutta cash– Then all the horse are then auctioned and purchase by the Final owners for the Calcutta

– The temporary owner of the horses get 50% of the amount the horse was auctioned for.

– That amount that we have left (after the Charities cut) id the Cash Pool

Then we pay the following amounts after the running of the Cup (the next day) in CASH
– 1st Prize 65% of Cash pool
– 2nd Prize 20% of Cash Pool
– 3rd Place 10% of Cash Pool
– Last Place 5% of Cash Pool

Melboune Cup Eve Calcutta Night

Melbourne Cup Calcutta Night – Fundraiser to Help Kids with Cancer

– Come and Join the fun, on the eve of the Melbourne Cup your chance to WIN CASH and is also a fundraiser for Camp Quality, helping Kids with Cancer.

– Calcutta Draw Tickets $2, your chance to WIN CASH even if your not present on the night.

– Tickets available from Members prior to the event

– Monday 2nd November 2015 (Melbourne Cup Eve)

– 6pm registration, 6:30pm draw starts

– Sports Bar of the Hope Island Tavern (Hope Island Rd)

– Lucky door prizes and more.

– Buy a horse at auction on the night for the Melbourne Cup and WIN CASH
– 1st Prize 65% of Cash pool
– 2nd Prize 20% of Cash Pool
– 3rd Place 10% of Cash Pool
– Last Place 5% of Cash Pool

Will you draw a winning Melbourne Cup horse and take the CASH?

– Not sure how it works, register your interest and find out more as the Melbourne Cup Eve draws closer.


Save your seat and register your interest

calcutta cashDownload – How a Calcutta Works as .pdf

Download – Melbourne Cup Calcutta Night Flyer