Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, this heartfelt documentary follows Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte as he returns to the people and places that mark his life, providing a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of this resilient and legendary jockey. Featuring historical archives and never-before-seen shots of Secretariat, the film includes appearances by fellow Triple Crown winners Steve Cauthen and Jean Cruguet, Hall of Fame riders Pat Day and John Velasquez, and of course Secretariat's celebrated owner Penny Chenery. Few jockeys have won America s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Only three have won in the last 65 years. Ron Turcotte is one of them. In 1973, this legendary rider from New Brunswick, Canada piloted Secretariat, the greatest racehorse of all time, to victory and acclaim in the sport's three most prestigious races. But a fall in 1978 left Turcotte a paraplegic and put an end to an illustrious 16-year career. With 2013 marking the 40th anniversary of Secretariat's celebrated Triple Crown triumphs, this film by director Phil Comeau tells the remarkable story of the man who became a living legend in the sport of horseracing and an enduring source of inspiration for those who know his intimate story. Secretariat's Jockey, Ron Turcotte, provides a rare behind-the-scenes insider's view of the highs and lows, the camaraderie and the dangers, inherent to the life of a jockey. Order now to learn more about this extraordinary man who to this day still dreams of riding down the stretch one last time.
- Sales Rank: #209711 in DVD
- Released on: 2013-06-01
- Number of discs: 1
- Format: NTSC
- Running time: 75 minutes
Download or Rent the film at www.nfb.ca Secretariat's legendary jockey Ron Turcotte is one of the few champions to have won the prestigious American Triple
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