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The First Saturday in May Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    58

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    The result is a feeling of standing in an OTB with lots of races from lots of places--too many stories calling for attention--instead of the Kentucky Derby, which for two minutes each year focuses the sports world like a laser.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety

    Picture successfully elaborates on the sorts of color pieces that traditionally precede the race on television.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    First Saturday isn't exactly a winner, but it places.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    The First Saturday in May soon digs in its heels with acute portraits of six trainers, including a paralyzed ex-cyclist in California and an MS-stricken Lexington native who works for the royal family of Dubai.

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