A gambler comes to live with his sister and discovers his young nephew can predict the winner of horse races by riding on his rocking horse.

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Jesse Forrestal ...
Jesse
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Uncle Joe
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Jesse's Mother
Walter Benitez ...
Joe the Gardener
Madeleine Zeicher ...
Jesse's Sister
Zoila Urizandi ...
Elsa
Kaj Benson ...
Sixshooter Kid
Gus Forrestal ...
Young Jesse
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A gambler comes to live with his sister and discovers his young nephew has a partnership with the gardener. By riding on his rocking horse, the boy is able to predict the winner of horse races. He gives the gardener the name of the winning horse, and the gardener bets money on it for the both of them. The uncle gets in on this action by taking the boy to the races and getting the names of the winning horses, too. Meanwhile, the boy's mother becomes more and more desperate for money, making the boy all the more frantic to predict the winners. Written by J. Spurlin

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Jesse's Sister: He's always riding like that. I wish he'd stop.
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