Transporter: The Series (2012–2014)
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Sixteen Hands 

Frank Martin has been hired to transport a thoroughbred racehorse, Daksha, worth ten million dollars, from her stables in Kentucky to the racetrack of the prestigious Belmont Stakes race in New York.

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Gregory Lemaire

Writer:

Smita Bhide
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Chris Vance ... Frank Martin
Violante Placido ... Caterina Boldieu (credit only)
Mark Rendall ... Jules Faroux
Linda Thorson ... Rae Henson
Tamara Hope ... Alice
Richard Clarkin ... Tommy Sands
Lawrence Bayne ... Howard Woyczyk
John Corbett ... Trainer
Thomas Mitchell ... Bodyguard
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Mark Lutz ... Dan Cleef
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Frank Martin has been hired to transport a thoroughbred racehorse, Daksha, worth ten million dollars, from her stables in Kentucky to the racetrack of the prestigious Belmont Stakes race in New York.

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Action | Crime

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TV-14
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Release Date:

31 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Big Light Productions See more »
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The jockey is too tall and too heavy to ever ride a horse professionally. See more »

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Hilariously inaccurate re horse racing matters.
21 May 2015 | by sphilcox-31086See all my reviews

First let me say I LOVE The Transporter TV series but this episode 11, Sixteen Hands was one of the worst TV viewing hours I have sat through. I work in the Australian horse racing industry and endorse everything Jerry Galloway says in his review, so I won't repeat but surely the director/writers could have checked with even the smallest horse trainer somewhere in America on how to handle the first few scenes in the horse barn and at least got it a lot more accurate than the hilariously impossible scenario produced. Frank and Jules are warned the horse is easily spooked, yet they yank open the "moving" van door in a manner that would have any thoroughbred flinching with fright. The girl trainer/rider takes the horse out into an open paddock with hay rolls and horse stands there like a concrete statue, no way a highly strung thoroughbred would stand like that in an unknown paddock. It is over 700 miles from Kentucky to Belmont Park, NY and there is no way any responsible owner/trainer would choose to truck the horse overnight on the night before the race.


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