Down the Stretch (1936)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 18, 1936 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a teen is adopted from a reform school by a wealthy couple. They own horses and the boy becomes a jockey. His father was also a rider, but he got involved with crime. The young rider soon finds himself being framed by gamblers who are using his father's reputation against him. Finally the young man clears his name and wins the English Derby.

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adoption, bad-guy-turns-good, boy, couple, criminal, false-accusation, father, frame-up, gambling, horse, jockey, name-clearing, owner, parent, racer, reformatory, reputation, school, teenagers, wealth, winner