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Against the Odds

  • 2014
  • Season 1
  • 10 episodes
  • Documentary and factual
  • News and current affairs
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Episode 5: Desert Orchid-The Nation's Grey

Summary

The story of famous racehorse Desert Orchid, who captivated the world of racing and beyond with his grace, elegance and tenacious attacking style. Winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1990 was the high point of a distinguished career, but he certainly had to learn the hard way. A first appearance over the jumps at Kempton six years earlier ended inauspiciously with a heavy fall from which he only just recovered and the path to glory was beset with plenty more hurdles to overcome

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Executive producerPhil Heslop
Series producerAndrew Hill
ProducerHolden Stein
DirectorHolden Stein

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