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Star Spotting At The Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014

Star Spotting AT The Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014

Celebrity glamour, sparkling wine, fashions on the field and of course those lovely fillies and colts on and off the track… Put on your best frock forward for the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival and get ready for some star-studded celeb spotting! Here’s the who’s who on the VIP celeb list…

It’s the trifecta of the party season – fashions on the field, celebrities galore and of course, the races!  The Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014 begins on Saturday 1 November with more than 330,000 racegoers expected to attend the four days at Flemington. The carnival kicks off with AAMI Victoria Derby Day, and continues with Emirates Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 4 November, Crown Oaks Day on Thursday 6 November and concludes with Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday 8 November. All bets are on that this Cup Carnival is going to be a winner.

Check out the who’s who of celebs attending…

Ronn Moss

The strapping actor certainly is bold and beautiful. Ronn will be on official celebrity duty trackside on Melbourne Cup Day exclusively hosted by Emirates.


Images courtesy of Instagram

Ann-Kathrin Brommel

German model, singer and fashion clothes horse, Ann-Kathrin Brommel, will be leading the fillies at the marquee on Crown Oaks Day.. Hat’s off to that!


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Gigi Hadid

The American fashion model, TV personality (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) and on-again off-again girlfriend of Australian singing sensation Cody Simpson, will be gracing Cup Day hosted by Emirates and the VRC as a special international guest. 

Fun Fact: Gigi was also a competitive horseback rider.


Images courtesy of Instagram

Rebeccah Panozza

Giddy up! Myer Fashions on the Field Ambassador Rebeccah Panozza will make a dramatic horseback entrance into the Mounting Yard with the Emirates Melbourne Cup aboard 2008 Cup runner up, Bauer. Yeee-hah!


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Mark Beretta

Sunrise Presenter Mark Beretta will be cracking the whip as host The Emirates Melbourne Cup on the new permanent James Boag’s Premium Celebration Deck overlooking the winning post.

Mark Baretta

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Jeff Banks

Showing he is a true dapper and gentleman, Myer Fashions on the Field’s Ambassador MC Jeff Banks will showcase some of the hottest looks of the season for guys.

Tony Banks

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Koby and Kayla Heerah

On duty as the Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field Ambassadors, Koby and Kayla Heerah will highlight the looks of the season, while their Dad, X-Factor contestant Jason Heerah, will perform after Lord Mayor Robert Doyle officially launches the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival with a G.H. Mumm Champagne toast. Ching, ching!


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Daniel Giansiracusa

Recently retired AFL star Daniel Giansiracusa isn’t putting his feet up just yet. He will be on hand with Julius Marlow men’s shoe retailer ensuring men have footwear form this Melbourne Cup Carnival.


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Other Celebs…

Solange Knowles, Erykah Badu and Margherita Maccapani Missoni will be in the Lavazza Marquee and Ann-Kathrin Brommel will be in the Emirates Marquee, whilst Zac and Jordan Stenmark, Alexandra Agoston and Bambi Northwood-Blyth will be guests at the G.H Mumm Marquee in the Birdcageat Derby Day in Melbourne this Saturday.

Tickets are still available for purchase from Flinders Street, Southern Cross and North Melbourne train stations or jump the queues and buy online from Ticketek on your mobile.

Check out #MelbCupCarnival for all the goss!

Written by Franki Hobson

Franki Hobson has worn many hats during her many years as a women's lifestyle journalist and editor. Her launching pad was COSMOPOLITAN magazine, where she moved from News & Entertainment Editor to Features Director, covering everything from the legalisation of the Morning After Pill to Gwen Stefani, fashion, beauty, sex, health, fitness, entertainment and relationships.

In 2003 Franki immersed herself in all things teen as Deputy Editor, then Editor-in-Chief of teen Bible DOLLY magazine. Following this, Franki was made Editor of COSMOPOLITAN Hair & Beauty, COSMOPOLITAN Pregnancy and COSMOPOLITAN Bride magazine, where she held the helm (and tiara) for more than 10 years. Franki was also the launch editor of COSMOPOLITAN Health magazine, and is an accomplished Homes Editor and Travel Editor, covering honeymoon destinations, family travel, luxe abodes and health retreats. Franki Hobson is a contributing lifestyle writer for The Carousel.


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