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The Derby Stallion (2005)

PG | | Drama | 4 July 2005 (USA)
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An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.



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Credited cast:
Jim McCardle
Isabella Davidson ...
Abrianna Davidson ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Preston Wigasi Brant ...
Young Houston Jones (as Preston Brant)
Cooper Willams
Edward J. Davidson ...


Fifteen-year-old Patrick doesn't know what he wants to do with his life, and the pressure put on him by his dad isn't helping. But then he meets a misunderstood horse trainer who convinces him to train for the Derby Cup. Can Patrick convince his parents to let him compete, beat out out the rich town bully -- and find the champion that lies within? Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A boy's love for his horse helps him succeed in life. See more »




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Alma de Campeão  »

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$750,000 (estimated)

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When the kids cannot get the vehicle started, the father realises that the spark plug wires have been pulled out. However, when the vehicle starts, it is a diesel engine running, which does not have spark plugs. See more »


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the film is as hot as Zack
28 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i love this film so much it has a great story line and the actors are amazing.it helped that the film had Zack Efron in because he is a talented actor who recently the lead in high school musical i gave this film 10/10 because it was amazing and i dint want 2 blink because i did not want 2 miss a second of it i also thought that the film was heart warming and it made me see a whole new side of Zack's acting skills i no that i cant wait to see him in his new film hairspray because if it is as good as this it will be at the top of the charts the only downside to this film is that Crystal Hunt who plays Jill Overton got 2 kiss Zack i was so Jealous if only i lived in America i would of auditioned for that part but i live in england for now

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