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See “Ride Like A Girl” and Support RFDS

5 September 2019

As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup - horse-racing's toughest two-mile race

The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy. She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up. Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest is history.

Ride Like A Girl is the incredible true story of Michelle Payne.


Support RFDS

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is holding a special screening of Ride Like A Girl at GU Film House in Glenelg (2/4 Cowper Street, Glenelg) on Monday, 30 September from 6pm and would love your support.

Tickets cost $25 and include popcorn and a drink (your choice of wine/beer or soft drink).

All proceeds raised go directly to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operation.

To reserve tickets contact Kristen Newlyn at or call 8238 3340.


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