About the film
Release Date: November 03, 1985
|Genres||:||Adventure, TV Movie, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Roadshow Coote & Carroll, New South Wales Film Corp., Australian Film Commission|
During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the end Archer competes in the Melbourne Cup race.