Horse Racing Moviesby zzzorf | created - 31 Dec 2016 | updated - 31 Dec 2016 | Public
This list contains movies which are all about the sport of Horse Racing.
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1. Secretariat (2010)
PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.
Votes: 25,722 | Gross: $59.71M
6. Men of Chance (1931)
Passed | 67 min | Drama
Hoping to get even with gambler/bookie Johnny Silk, racetrack owners and partners Dorval and Farley convince down-and-out Martha Preston to pose as a rich, single French countess, whom Silk... See full summary »
8. Racing Luck (1935)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Racehorse-owner Dan Morgan is ruled off the track and out of racing when his horse is doped by a rival owner who knows that Dan's horse can win a high-stakes race. Trying to clear his name,... See full summary »
9. Hot Tip (1935)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy
Jane McGill has fallen in love with Ben Johnson and would like to marry him. But her mother Belle has set certain conditions for that to happen. Father Jimmy decides that betting on the horses will help the kids out.
11. Educated Evans (1936)
86 min | Comedy
A newly rich couple, under the impression that Cockney racing tout Evans is a championship-winning trainer (he isn't), ask him if he can train a racehorse they have just bought. It turns ... See full summary »
12. Racing Blood (1936)
Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Frankie Reynolds (Frankie Darro'), youngest member of a family of jockeys, borrows $4.85 (yes, four dollars and eighty-five cents) from his sister Phyllis (Gladys Blake), who is not a ... See full summary »
15. A Day at the Races (1937)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
A veterinarian posing as a doctor and a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.
16. You Can't Buy Luck (1937)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Wealthy and superstitious race-horse owner Joe Baldwin practices philanthropy because he believes his charity donations bring luck to his ponies. One object of his bounty is gold-digger ... See full summary »
17. Saratoga (1937)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.
Votes: 1,460 | Gross: $5.30M
18. Racing Lady (1937)
Approved | 59 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
In a film advertised and sold as a Damon Runyon story, but actually combined elements from his "All Scarlet" and another story written by J. Robert Bren and Norman Houston called "Odds Are ... See full summary »
19. Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A cocky young jockey who gets mixed up with some crooked gamblers befriends an English lad with a fast horse and the niece of a woman who runs a boarding house for jockeys.
20. Wine, Women and Horses (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Gamblers Jim Turner and Valarie part company in Chicago and agree to meet at Saratoga with Jim stopping off at Barrowville en route. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a ... See full summary »
21. Kentucky (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.
24. Trouble Brewing (1939)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
George has won a lot of money at the races but he's paid with counterfeit money. He sets about tracking down the criminals himself.
25. Two Thoroughbreds (1939)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Family
A group of gangsters steal the valuable brood-mare "Larkspur" from the Conway Ranch in Arizona. The mare's three-month-old colt tries to follow its dam, but is outdistanced. The lost colt ... See full summary »
27. Long Shot (1939)
Approved | 69 min | Drama
Henry Sharon is about to be ruined financially by rival stable owner Lew Ralston when he gets an idea to fake his own death. His prize horse Certified Check is bequeathed to niece Martha, a young woman Ralston had hoped to marry.
28. King of the Turf (1939)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
Mason is a former race-horse owner who gave up everything and started to drink after the death of one of his jockeys. One day he meets Goldie who has run away from home, hoping to find a ... See full summary »
29. The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Good-natured gambler Marty Black falls into ownership of a booking joint but soon falls on hard times. His one out is a marker for half-ownership in a young thoroughbred, which he quickly ... See full summary »
30. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Drama
Based on the story of the steeplechase-winning blind jumping horse, Elmer Gantry aka Gantry the Great, owned by Eleanor Getzendaner. The horse plays himself.
31. Maryland (1940)
92 min | Drama
A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
32. He Married His Wife (1940)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Race horse owner pays so much attention to business he winds up divorced from his wife. His alimony payments are so steep he plots with his lawyer to get her married off.
Votes: 162 | Gross: $0.05M
35. Home in Indiana (1944)
Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »
38. Salty O'Rourke (1945)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and ... See full summary »
39. The Bride Wore Boots (1946)
85 min | Comedy, Romance
A bookish historian is married to a steely Southern belle who raises horses, an animal that he doesn't care for. However, the cute young neighbor girl doesn't feel that way about him and makes no bones about letting him know it.
40. My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy
A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. Using his knowledge of their moods, he figures out how well they will run, and tells his ... See full summary »
41. The Homestretch (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, ... See full summary »
42. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In Wyoming, several ranchers have their prized mares stolen by a big wild white stallion and must recover them before the Governor's Stake trotting race day.
43. The Return of October (1948)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the warm-hearted story of a wholesome Terry Moore, whose late uncle Willie (James Gleason) is reincarnated as a thoroughbred horse. At least, as far as Ms. Moore is concerned, he is... See full summary »
45. The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Horse trainer Shawn O'Hara and his lovely niece, Margaret, come to America to escape the memory of an accident involving Margaret's brother, Danny. Working with thoroughbreds in Kentucky, ... See full summary »
46. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy