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Punters get more than they bargained for after lift jams

Pacquiao, trained by Darren Symons and ridden by David Simmons, leads home Brother Bob, Fulgora and High Payoff at Ooralea yesterday.
Pacquiao, trained by Darren Symons and ridden by David Simmons, leads home Brother Bob, Fulgora and High Payoff at Ooralea yesterday. Lee Constable

ELEVEN Rockhampton punters probably didn't gamble on getting stuck in a lift today.

Queensland Fire and Rescue Service were called to Callaghan Park last night to help 11 distressed Melbourne Cup day goers stuck in a lift.

However, staff at the racecourse were able to rescue the punters before QFRS crews arrived.

The QFRS crews were turned around at 6.10pm.

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