The true story of Bob Champion, a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer. Rather than succumb to the disease, however, Bob stages a miraculous recovery and goes on to win the 1981 Grand National steeple chase on the horse Aldaniti. Written by
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A true story [International]
Did You Know?
Apart from Bob Champion, two other Grand National winning jockeys are also featured in the film - John Buckingham who won in 1967 on Foinavon, and John Burke who won in 1976 on Rag Trade. See more
During the race, a riderless, grey horse with the number 45 is seen amongst the runners. No grey horse ran in the 1981 Grand National. See more
Maybe I'll get lucky and get killed on the race course.
Music by Carl Davis
Lyric by Norman Newell
Sung by Elaine Paige
(Deleted from general release print) See more