The First Saturday in May

The First Saturday in May

Director: The Hennegan Brothers Cast: Frank Amonte, Michael Matz, Daniel Hendricks

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Filmmaking duo John and Brad Hennegan travel from Arkansas to the United Arab Emirates as they follow six trainers in preparation for the most prestigious horse race on the planet in this documentary detailing the euphoria and heartbreak of the Kentucky Derby. As preparations for the 2006 Kentucky Derby get underway, six trainers and their horses -- including the legendary Barbaro -- defy all odds by qualifying for the event that has been dubbed "the most exciting two minutes in sports." Now, for the first time ever, viewers can go behind the scenes to find out exactly what these dedicated horsemen go through as they prepare to compete in the ultimate equestrian event.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/08/2009
UPC: 0634479996559
Original Release: 2008
Source: Indieblitz Releasing
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:40:00
Sales rank: 84,017

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frank Amonte Participant
Michael Matz Participant
Daniel Hendricks Participant
Kiaran McLaughlin Participant
Bob Holthus Participant
Chuck Chambers Participant
Dale Romans Participant

Technical Credits
Hennegan Brothers Director,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter
Susan Altamore-Carusi Executive Producer
Ryan Brothers Score Composer
Bruce Carusi Executive Producer
Ellen Dux Co-producer
Manny Gonzalez Co-producer,Production Designer
Karen Hennegan Co-producer
Mark Krewatch Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Tamara McDonough Associate Producer,Editor
Brendan Ryan Musical Direction/Supervision
Elmo Weber Sound/Sound Designer
Clay Weber Sound/Sound Designer

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The First Saturday in May 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even if you don't know anything about horse racing, you will love this movie. It's funny, poignant, exciting and engaging. Highly recommend!