Plot & Details
In this drama, Barney Ingram (Mickey Rooney) is a gambler who's lost his money, only to discover his favorite horse Lightning has been stolen. A young woman with severe vision problems named Stephanie (Isabel Lorca) is the only one able to ride Lightning to a sure victory. A group of tough-talking gangsters have taken the horse but suggest some kind of a deal can be cut. If Stephanie, with the help of a feisty and sharp stable owner (Susan George), can manage to pull off a victory in an upcoming horse race, she will be able to get the money for the surgery that could restore her sight, with plenty left over for everyone else.
- Genre(s): Action,Family
- Run Time: 93min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/17/1986
- DVD Release Date: 04/06/2004
- Distributor(s): Cannon Group
- Director(s): William A. Levey
- Starring: Mickey Rooney , Susan George , Billy Wesley
- Themes: Living With Disability,Horses
- Tone: Heartwarming,Poignant,Sentimental,Tearjerking,Stirring
- Keywords: champion, gambling, horse, horse-racing, robbery, animal, family, racing, rescue
- Country of Origin: USA (10-17-1986)
- Language: English