The First Saturday in May

The First Saturday in May

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40,000 baby horses are born each year. Only 20, however, will make it to the gate in the Kentucky Derby. Known as "the most exciting two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby looms as every horseman's ultimate goal. Just to get a horse to the gate in the world’s most prestigious race defies all odds. Among the cast of colorful characters, you'll meet grizzled New Yorker Frank Amonte - a lifelong assistant looking for his big break. There’s Southern California based Dan Hendricks - an upstart trainer dealing with his recent paralysis. And in the twilight of his career, experience 73 year-old Arkansan Bob Holthus - who also eyes Derby glory with the best horse of his life. Then of course, there's the mighty Barbaro . . . From Hot Springs in Arkansas to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, you're trackside as the field turns for home with the dedicated men, women and children that make the “sport of kings” tick. So place your bets, cross your fingers and mark your calendars. It will all be resolved come the first Saturday in May!
Director Brad Hennegan

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