First Saturday in May

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The First Saturday in May
thumb_firstsaturdayinmayw 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 is racing's holy grail and every horseman's ultimate goal. Just to get a horse to the gate in the world's most prestigious race defies all odds. The path to the fist Saturday in May remains long and unpredictable. Euphoria and heartbreak abound. But as a racetracker, you're prepared for everything. Follow six diverse trainers - as well as the mighty Barbaro - as they jockey for position along the Kentucky Derby trail. From Hot Springs in Arkansas to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, you're along for the ride with the dedicated men and women that make the "sport of kings" tick. So place your bets, cross your fingers and mark your calendar because it will all be settled come "The First Saturday In May."
Director: Brad Hennegan, John Hennigan
Duration: 100minutes
Rating: M15+
Genre: Documentary
Cat No: 2247
Producer: Ellen Dux, Brad Hennegan, John Hennegan
Rental ReleaseDate: 28.10.08
Retail Release Date: 06.11.08
Year of Production: 2007
TV Holdback: 9 Mth FTV 9 Mth PTV 9 Mth PPV
Audio: AC3
Aspect Ratio: 16.9
Retail Price (inc GST): $29.95
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Reviews: "Wonderful.. A Splendid Movie." - New York Post
"Sterling... In The Tradition Of 'Hoop Dreams'." - Newsday
'Riveting... Compelling, Expertly Paced." - Washington Post
"Engrossing... Three Stars (Out Of Four)." - Sports Illustrated
Format (DVD, Blue Ray, etc): DVD
Packaging: Red Tag
Number of Discs: 1
US Box Office: $125,000
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