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
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
Over there you guys get peanuts for getting your neck broke. I say quit while you're ahead!
Music by Carl Davis
Lyric by Norman Newell
Sung by Elaine Paige
(Deleted from general release print) See more