Passed | | Drama, Romance, Sport
The saga of thoroughbred Tommy Boy, born in a rain puddle, and his various owners as he evolves into a a champion stakes horse.
The Latonia Race Track where newsreel footage was shot and used in this film opened in 1883 and closed in 1939. As of 2017 the site, now the Latonia neighborhood of Covington, Kentucky, is home to a shopping center and radio station WCVG-AM.
Warren 'Rid' Riddell:
Well, let me tell you something. Don't get too high on a horse. They'll disappoint you.
Miss 'Missy' Ruby: Tommy couldn't disappoint as much as some men have.
Before the shot of the dead Southern Queen fades out, her right ear can be seen flicking once.
...to Man-O'-War, Zev, Crusader, Fair Play, Gallant Fox, Twenty-Grand and all the heroes of the turf and track, this record is reverently dedicated.