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
Jonathan Broxton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A true story [International]
Did You Know?
The Grand National climax combines filmed footage with real footage of the 1983 Grand National. This real footage shows Royal Mail, the horse that finished third to Aldaniti, falling at Becher's Brook. See more
At the start of the film, Bob Champion and Aldaniti are seen winning a race at Chepstow racecourse. Aldaniti never raced at Chepstow. See more
When I was ill, they told me, because of the drugs and all that, they told me I might never be able to father a child. Do you think you could live with that?
Music by Carl Davis
Lyric by Norman Newell
Sung by Elaine Paige
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