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?
The lucky horseshoe, given to Champion by Jo, and later carried in his boot during the Grand National, was the original one once worn by Bob Champion
, who was an advisor on the film. See more
In the big race, the leading horse is shown to unseat its rider at the third fence (jockey with pink and black spots) A few minutes later, the same horse and jockey combination are back up with the pace. See more
Bob, there's always a chance.
No, Jo, he's finished. And so am I.
Referenced in Demons
Music by Carl Davis
Lyric by Norman Newell
Sung by Elaine Paige
(Deleted from general release print) See more