The Cup

  • Drama
  • History

At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, Damien teams with Irish trainer Dermot Weld, and triumphs at the 2002 Melbourne Cup in one of the most thrilling finales in sporting history.


Brendan GleesonDermot Weld
Alice ParkinsonJenny
Bill HunterBart Cummings
Tom BurlinsonDave Philips
Gabrielle ScollayClaire
Rodger CorserJason McCartney

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