Secretariat's Jockey - Ron Turcotte

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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Film Credits

writer
Phil Comeau
director
Phil Comeau
research
Claire Bourbonnais
Phil Comeau
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

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