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My favourite all time Melbourne Cup...

Guessing nobody really cares however for what it’s worth this is my all time favourite Melbourne Cup moment for a couple of reasons…

The tragic events the week prior surrounding Jason Oliver & the pressure on Damien who had a shocker of a Derby Day. 71 more words


Race for the prize - The Cup review

The Cup – Starring Stephen Curry, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel MacPherson. Directed by Simon Wincer. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo.

Has there ever been a story as ripe for a big screen realisation as Damien Oliver’s triumphant run at the 2002 Melbourne Cup atop tempestuous Irish steed Media Puzzle, mere days after the death of his brother Jason? 499 more words


The Cup

Rating: tba

Running Time: 106 minutes

Release Date: 13 October 2011

Just in time for the spring racing carnival season, thisfilm recreates the true events surrounding the 2002 Melbourne Cup race. 270 more words

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