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Black Caviar Movie A Sure Thing, But Who Will Play Who?

Thursday 18 April 2013
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Black Caviar Movie A Sure Thing, But Who Will Play Who?

With Black Caviar’s remarkable career coming to an end, it seems only a matter of time before a movie is made about the great mare, with online bookmaker opening a market on who will play the lead roles.

In what may be the hardest role to fill, Makybe Diva ($2.10), Ethereal ($5.00), Ortensia ($15), More Joyous ($25) and Let’s Elope ($25) all lead the market to play Black Caviar, with Sarah Jessica Parker an outsider at $101.

American actor Chris Bauer heads the betting at $5.00 to play trainer Peter Moody, with Australian Underbelly star Gyton Grantley next in the market at $6.00, Hugo Weaving $7.00 and Russell Crowe $11. NRL legend Fatty Vautin is also in the market at $34.

Jared Daperis ($5.00), Daniel McPherson ($6.00) and Firass Dirani ($7.00) head the betting to play jockey Luke Nolen with Shaun Micallef ($5.00) and Geoffrey Rush ($9.00) favourites to play owner Neil Werrett.
It seems a safe bet that handler Glen ‘Soft Hands’ Darrington will play himself at $1.50.

“The chances of them making a movie on Black Caviar are probably shorter than any price she went around at during her career. Will they stick to Australian talent or look overseas? And will Sarah Jessica Parker get the role she was born to play?” said’s Shaun Anderson.
Markets courtesy of
Who will play Black Caviar
$2.10 Makybe Diva
$5.00 Ethereal
$15 Ortensia
$25 More Joyus
$25 Let’s Elope
$101 Sarah Jessica Parker
Who will play Peter Moody
$5.00 Chris Bauer
$6.00 Gyton Grantley
$7.00 Hugo Weaving
$8.00 Robert Mammone
$9.00 Kevin Harrington
$10 Mick Molloy
$11 Russell Crowe
$21 Ed O’Neill
$34 Fatty Vautin
$41 Ian Smith
$67 Shane Warne
$501 Wayne Rooney

Who will play Luke Nolan
$5.00 Jared Daperis
$6.00 Daniel McPherson
$7.00 Firass Dirani
$11 Gary Stevens
$13 Chris O’Donnell
$19 Justin Timberlake
$34 Patrick Dempsey
$51 Hugh Jackman

Who will play Neil Werrett
$7.00 Shaun Micallef
$8.00 Tobey Maguire
$9.00 Geoffrey Rush
$11 Roy Billing
$15 Michael Douglas
$26 Tommy Lee Jones
$34 Gerard Kennedy
$41 Norman Coburn

Who will play Glen ‘Soft Hands’ Darrington
$1.50 Glen Darrington
$7.00 Matthew Newton
$9.00 Molly Meldrum
$11 Bryan Brown


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