JOHN HENRY- STEEL DRIVING RACEHORSE

By Christian KOBY, Cameron DUDDY

RAINSTORM ENTERTAINMENT - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2010

JOHN HENRY: THE STEEL DRIVING RACEHORSE is the spectacular story of horse racing's most unlikely champion. He was mean, ugly, and uncontrollable. Nobody wanted him. He had all the makings of a loser, until someone gave him a chance, legendary trainer Ron McAnally. He then rose to greatness.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Historical
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Christian KOBY, Cameron DUDDY
    • Writer(s)
    • Max EISENBERG, Christian KOBY
    • Producer(s)
    • Glenn GARLAND (Open Sky Entertainment), Christopher DUDDY, Joe MUNDO
    • Synopsis
    • JOHN HENRY: THE STEEL DRIVING RACEHORSE is the spectacular story of horse racing's most unlikely champion. He was mean, ugly, and uncontrollable. Nobody wanted him. He had all the makings of a loser, until someone gave him a chance, legendary trainer Ron McAnally. He then rose to greatness with hall of fame jockeys Laffit Pincay Jr., Willie Shoemaker, and Chris McCarron. his rags to riches story and humble beginnings were the makings of a connection to the people unseen since the days of Seabiscuit. Doctors, a psychic and John's variety of super fans along with some of racing's greats, all play an endearing role in the retelling of his many accomplishments. The wake of John Henry's life and career would touch and affect everyone he came into contact with leaving behind a positive message of hope, strength and the will that anything is possible against all odds.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Nov 01, 2008
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