The Thoroughbred (1930)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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An honest jockey finds himself in a difficult position after falling for the wrong girl. Skilled equestrian Barry is galloping toward success when he gets caught in a bitter feud between two rival horse owners. Before long Barry has fallen for Dover, the daughter of the man who employs him. When a seductress working for a shady gambler lures Barry away, however, his debts start to pile up. Now, the only way for Barry to pay them off is to throw an important race. When the moment of truth arrives, however, Barry decides that the time has come to get back on the right track.

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fixed [corruption], horse-racing, enemy, gambling, jockey, love, rival, seduction, sports