Secretariat's Jockey, Ron Turcotte

Secretariat's Jockey, Ron Turcotte

                                Secretariat's Jockey, Ron Turcotte
| 1 h 15 min
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This feature-length documentary tells the story of jockey Ron Turcotte, who, along with his legendary horse Secretariat, won the prestigious American Triple Crown in 1973. Follow along as we witness Turcotte’s rise to fame, the fall in 1978 that left him a paraplegic and his emotional journey back to the people and places that marked his life. This is a road movie that delves deep into the thrilling and dangerous world of horseracing, featuring never-before-seen footage of Secretariat and appearances by Triple Crown winners Steve Cauthen and Jean Cruguet.

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  • writer
    Phil Comeau
  • director
    Phil Comeau
  • research
    Claire Bourbonnais
    Phil Comeau
  • script consultant
    Michel Coulombe
  • consultant
    Leonard Lusky
  • cinematography
    François Vincelette
  • sound recording
    Mélanie Gauthier
  • picture editing
    Heidi Haines
  • sound design
    Daniel Toussaint
  • sound editing
    Daniel Toussaint
  • original music
    Claude Fournier
  • research
    Sylvia Mezei
    Michèle Houle
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • mix
    Serge Boivin
  • producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon