The First Saturday In May

Siblings John and Brad Hennegan's documentary builds up to the "most exciting two minutes in sports," the one-and-a-quarter mile Kentucky Derby, by profiling six trainers and the two-year-old Thoroughbreds they hope will meet the race's exacting standards. The contenders include crowd-pleaser Barbaro, who died after breaking a leg while running the Preakness...read more

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02:03 — The First Saturday in May follows six diverse trainers as they jockey for position along the 2006 Kentucky Derby trail.

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Siblings John and Brad Hennegan's documentary builds up to the "most exciting two minutes in sports," the one-and-a-quarter mile Kentucky Derby, by profiling six trainers and the two-year-old Thoroughbreds they hope will meet the race's exacting standards.… (more)

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