Lexus of Toowoomba welcomed guests to get up and close and personal with the 2018 Melbourne Cup during its international tour to the Toowoomba showroom on Wednesday 19 September. The 18-carat gold Lexus Melbourne Cup trophy weighing 3.5 kilograms was on display the entire evening. Guest speakers at the event from the Victoria Racing Club included VRC Representative Jo O’Shaughnessy, Cup Tour Ambassador and 1987 Melbourne Cup Winning Jockey Larry Olsen, and VRC Content producer Bree Laughlin.