Known as “the greatest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby is racing’s Holy Grail and every horseman’sultimate goal. Just to get a horse to the gate in the world’s most prestigious race defies all odds. Thepath to the first Saturday in May remains long and unpredictable. Euphoria and heartbreak abound. Buta race tracker is prepared for everything. Shooting over 500 hours of footage from Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, the Hennegans traveled more than 150,000 miles during a 16-month period to document every major horse race on the road to the 2006 Kentucky Derby. In addition to providing an intimate inside look at the amazing people who dedicate their lives to thesport of horse racing, the film also features never-before-seen footage of a young Barbaro – the thoroughbred who captured the fascination of the world.
- Release date:April 18, 2008