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(2003 TV Movie)

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Mel Tennant: [Eddie's riding Big Spender] How about a trot?

Eddie Burton: [nervous] No, I don't think he wants to.

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Eddie Burton: [Jake sold Big Spender, the next day someone is picking him up] You don't waste any time do you?

Jake Cotter: I'm sorry.

Eddie Burton: [bitter smile] Hey, I don't own Big Spender.

Jake Cotter: No, but he's still your horse.

Eddie Burton: He's my friend. He's my best friend.

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Eddie Burton: Working with animals... they're dependant on you, like children. You have to clean them, feed them. Taking care of them, it made me feel like something, like someone. Until now I don't think I ever did.

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Mel Tennant: Maybe there's something at the track. I'll ask around.

Eddie Burton: Thanks. I'm glad you're on Big Spender.

Mel Tennant: Someone gives you a second chance to prove yourself, you take it.

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Mel Tennant: [to Eddie] Hey, you're back. Big Spender really missed you.

Jake Cotter: Good, now you can muck out his stalls when you work with him.

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Superintendent: You seem like a bright guy. Aren't you tired of being a loser?

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Jake Cotter: There a problem?

Eddie Burton: No problem.

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Will Burton: Are you coming home soon?

Eddie Burton: They like me so much they want me to stay a bit longer.

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Jake Cotter: He doesn't know he's scaring you, he just knows you're scaring him. Don't let him know you're afraid.

Jake Cotter: How do I do that?

Jake Cotter: Sing to him?

Eddie Burton: Sing?

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Mel Tennant: He didn't win in the money so they sent him out to pasture.

Eddie Burton: Story of my life.

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Mel Tennant: [after she lost on Big Spender] This was my fault I rode him badly...

Steve Caldwell: [interrupts] You can't keep making excuses for him.

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Grandma: [to Will] Tell daddy good-bye. Kiss him.

Eddie Burton: He doesn't have to if he doesn't want to.

Grandma: Yes, he does.

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Eddie Burton: [tp Big Spender] Look, I'm trying to help you here.

[the horse doesn't eat]

Eddie Burton: You wanna die? Fine.

[Eddie sits down]

Eddie Burton: I know life sucks, but you can't give up. Even when it looks like its not going to get any better.

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Eddie Burton: Are you really a jockey?

Mel Tennant: Yeah.

Eddie Burton: You don't look like a jockey.

Mel Tennant: Yeah, well you don't look like a convict.

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Jake Cotter: [about a job for Eddie] It doesn't pay very much to start with.

Eddie Burton: I can't exactly be choosey. The jobs I know how to do that pay well aren't exactly legal.

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