Melbourne Cup Madness at Burpengary
They were off and racing at the Oak Tree Retirement Village Burpengary Melbourne Cup...literally.
A big event each year in the Village, the Melbourne Cup festivities often involve more than just lunch and the race itself, but includes lots of fun games and races between the residents.
"It's an afternoon full to the brim of entertainment," said Village Manager Cheryl.
"We held our own Mini cup and there was a great field on the track and the races were very close.
"But it was Barb who came away as the winner, coming 1st on a great striding grey mare - Well done Barb!
To top off a great day was a delicious lunch of salads, quiches, chicken and desserts. There were plenty of cooks in the kitchen, all pitching in to help.
Everyone had a wonderful day and a lucky few went home a little bit richer after winning the sweeps.