Down The Stretch

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A young Mickey Rooney (he was 16 years old at the time) is adopted from a reform school by a rich couple. His new parents own horse stables, and Rooney becomes a jockey like his real father. But his father was a crooked rider, and Rooney is framed by gamblers using his father's reputation to nail him. Rooney clears himself and wins the English Derby.

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  • Review: A young Mickey Rooney (he was 16 years old at the time) is adopted from a reform school by a rich couple. His new parents own horse stables, and Rooney becomes a jockey like his real father. But his father was a crooked rider, and Rooney is framed by gambl… (more)

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