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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Brad and John Hennegan observe horse trainers and thoroughbreds prepare for the Kentucky Derby.

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Director: Brad Hennegan

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Truly Indie

The First Saturday in May (2007)

Release Date: April 27th, 2007|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A look at lives and hopes that are part of our American culture. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    For anyone with an interest in racing, "First Saturday" is a sure bet. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Horse lovers and racing enthusiasts are this likable film's obvious audience, but you don't have to care about the Derby to get caught up in the stories of the people and the horses behind the two minutes of glory. show more

  • May 22, 2008 knochels
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    One of the best movies I have seen in years. Very well done for first time filmmakers. Well edited and full of rich characters. Even it you are not into horses or racing, you will enjoy it

  • May 22, 2008 Sammy Nishi
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    THEN RUN, NOT WALK, RUN TO SEE 'SATURDAY'!!And, don't let the fact that it may not be playing nearby put you off!!If you love horse racing, or even just have a passing interest because of races like the DERBY, you will be thoroughly mesmorized by this terrific film .. .. As in all walks of life, it's the people that make the story - even in a flick about racing .. .. You'll be able to see and feel why once who are involved in the 'beautiful life', you'll never imagine another way to live .. .. GET TO THE RACES -- TODAY

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