Share the emotions of fear and exhilaration as expressed by jockeys' wives Rita Santos and Sheila Day as they balance the constant dangers with the incredible feeling of victory that affect the families of jockeys in Thoroughbred horse racing. Feel the glory of the winner's circle and the thrills of overcoming the challenges -- both physical and mental -- of the world's greatest horse race.
Thunder and Reins #ad - Thunder and reins: a documentary film what does it take to be a Kentucky Derby Winning Jockey? Experience through the eyes of the jockeys this first-ever glimpse into what it takes to prepare for, and win the Kentucky Derby. Enjoy the unique perspectives of racing journalists Billy Reed and Joe Drape as they discuss some of the toughest, intelligent, and most competitive athletes on the planet -- Derby winning jockeys.
Charismatic - ESPN FilmsTM 26251938 #ad - In june of 1999 an unlikely colt named charismatic, headed down the stretch at the Belmont Stakes, with down and out jockey Chris Antley aboard, just seconds away from becoming the first Triple Crown winner in nearly 21 years. Run time - 51 minutes Factory sealed DVD. Together, they became the biggest long shots in 59 years to win the Kentucky Derby, and then followed up with another underdog win at the Preakness, before tragedy struck.
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The First Saturday in MayIndieblitz Releasing #ad - Factory sealed DVD. The hennegan brothers follow six trainers from varying parts of the country on their prize 2005 horses' journeys through various graded stakes to the Kentucky Derby. Both joy and heartbreak are present in this film, concerning their horses' stances going into, coming out of, often shown by the same trainers and their families, and after the Derby if they even make it.
Thoroughbred: Born to RunPBS (Direct) 16793272 #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Produced and directed by academy award-winning filmmaker paul wagner, the thrilling nature of the sport, Thoroughbred follows a diverse group of individuals for a year leading up to the 2009 Kentucky Derby and captures the beauty of the breed, and the fascinating array of contemporary occupations and activities that make up the industry.
Laffit: All About WinningGenius Entertainment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Horse racing. Unforgettable moments including laffit's duel with legendary jockey Bill Shoemaker, a tragic fall that might have meant the end, induction into the Hall Of Fame, and a glorious win at the Kentucky Derby make this documentary an inspirational tale of triumph against great odds.
Includes audio in both English and Spanish. Factory sealed DVD. Dvd. From humble beginnings in Panama, watch as the determined Laffit takes the American horse racing world by storm. As laffit himself would often say, "Quitting is the only time you lose for sure!" Factory sealed DVD. Narrated by Kevin Costner. Produced in 2005.
RuffianESPN Original Entertainment #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Includes audio in both English and Spanish. Narrated by Kevin Costner. Undefeated in her first ten races, Ruffian is fast on her way to becoming one of the most successful thoroughbreds in horse racing history. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Yet as the two-year-old's reputation continues to grow, so does the pressure to enter her in a one-on-one match against the 1975 Kentucky Derby-winning colt, Foolish Pleasure.
Horse racing. Despite the growing concerns of her trainer frank Whiteley Shepard, Ruffian takes on what will be the most momentous race of her life, a neck-and-neck battle of the sexes, that only the best horse can win. Produced in 2005. Bonus features: on-the-set documentary, sportscentury interview with Bill Nack, Includes 9 Amazing Races!, SportsCentury Flashback - Ruffian, and A Tribute to Ruffian & Barbaro Factory sealed DVD.
Ruffian #ad - Academy award nominee sam shepard stars in the extraordinary true story of the greatest filly racehorse of all time, RUFFIAN. Dvd.
50 to 1Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 33678911 #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Directed by oscar®-winning producer of Dances with Wolves Jim Wilson Best Picture, 1990 Factory sealed DVD. A misfit group of new mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Based on the inspiring true story of horse racing legend Mine That Bird, the cowboys face a series of mishaps on their way to Churchill Downs, becoming the ultimate underdogs in a final showdown with the world’s racing elite.
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On The Muscle: Portrait Of A Thoroughbred Racing StableVictory Multimedia Consignment #ad - Narrated by Kevin Costner. Rich with life lessons and dramas big and small, three one-hour episodes lead to a stunning triumph at the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Factory sealed DVD. Dvd includes all three episodes:. Shrink-wrapped. The equine athletes in hall of fame trainer Richard Mandella's stable are "on the muscle"-fit, race ready, and raring to go.
Dvd. Includes audio in both English and Spanish. Horse racing. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Part 1: one for the Dirt 58 min. Part 2: two for the Road 56 min. Part 3: three to Get Ready 58 min. Produced in 2005. This sweeping documentary series follows six fascinating horse characters and their trainer, jockeys, veterinarian, owners and caretakers through the breathtaking highs and lows of a year of world class racing.
Dark HorseSony Pictures Home Entertainment 42928704 #ad - Dvd includes all three episodes:. Narrated by Kevin Costner. Raised on a slagheap allotment, their foal grows into an unlikely champion, beating the finest thoroughbreds in the land, before suffering a near fatal accident. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Part 1: one for the Dirt 58 min. Part 2: two for the Road 56 min.
Part 3: three to Get Ready 58 min. Shrink-wrapped. Horse racing. Factory sealed DVD. Nursed back to health by the love of his owners, he makes a remarkable recovery, returning to the track for a heart-stopping comeback. Produced in 2005. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Includes audio in both English and Spanish. Set in wales, dark horse is the inspirational true story of a group of friends who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse.
JockeysAnimal Planet #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Horse racing. Big winners, who have won horse racing's richest purses, live beside jockeys who have never won a race and struggle to make next month's rent. Narrated by Kevin Costner. Part 1: one for the Dirt 58 min. Part 2: two for the Road 56 min. Part 3: three to Get Ready 58 min. Shrink-wrapped.
It is a world ruled by 112 lb. Dvd. Produced in 2005. Factory sealed DVD. Dvd includes all three episodes:. Includes audio in both English and Spanish. Men or less on 1, 200 lb. Jockeys follows numerous athletes as they compete amongst each other during the course of a 30-day racing season. It is cut-throat competition and cameras follow the action from pre-race jitters to the finish line - and everything in between.
Jockeys #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Meet the superstars whose success depends on knocking out the competition. Thoroughbreds - equipped with oversized personalities and big dreams. Animal planet brings viewers into a world dominated by ferocious rivalries, fierce bonds and extraordinary risk as it documents the behind-the-scenes lives of jockeys and their magnificent racehorses.
Jockeys: Season 2Discovery - Gaiam 6507485 #ad - Season 2 introduces two new jockeys Garrett Gomez and Corey Nakatani, who are at the height of their careers as they compete in the most dangerous two minutes in sports. Part 1: one for the Dirt 58 min. Part 2: two for the Road 56 min. Part 3: three to Get Ready 58 min. Shrink-wrapped. Narrated by Kevin Costner.
Dvd. Horse racing. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Every day is a gamble and each mount has the possibility of putting them closer and closer to infamy. This time, the jockeys are inching closer to their dream of riding in the Race for the Roses, the Kentucky Derby, the first of the prestigious Triple Crown races.
Jockeys: Season 2 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Dvd includes all three episodes:. Factory sealed DVD. Animal planet s popular docu-drama, JOCKEYS, returns for a highly anticipated second season. Factory sealed DVD. Produced in 2005. Includes audio in both English and Spanish.