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
You're a lucky man.
So they said.
Music by Carl Davis
Lyric by Norman Newell
Sung by Elaine Paige
(Deleted from general release print) See more