Taylor Swift signs up for `race that stops a nation`

12 Septembre, 2019, 15:41 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Taylor Swift confirmed for Melbourne Cup performance

Last year's Melbourne Cup saw The Cliffsofmoher became the sixth horse to die as a result of the race since 2013.

Victoria Racing Club officials have pulled a Swifty to ensure there will be a new race that stops a nation on Melbourne Cup day.

The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses is now ramping up its counter-social media campaign, encouraging supporters to revisit the #NupToTheCup hashtag.

Worldwide pop sensation Taylor Swift has been confirmed to be performing for all those frocked up people.

"I can't wait to come to Melbourne, and I can't wait to come to the Melbourne Cup", she said "I've heard so much about the race". An event where at least 6 horses have been killed over the past 6 years'.

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"That's true and it's something that I'm very excited about doing", Swift told Good Morning America in August.

Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi tweeted: "I like our Friday afternoons listening to @TaylorSwift13 within the workplace, however I really feel the other in regards to the Melbourne Cup".

VRC chief executive Neil Wilson said he had been considering Swift for a while.

Swift's performance is scheduled to take place in the Mounting Yard, enabling general admission ticketholders to take part in the spectacle.

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