In honor of today’s 148 running of the Belmont Stakes – DMG Entertainment is getting all horsey with the top 8 Horseracing Movies! Saddle up and race for the finish line of seeing all these movies in a single day! Good Luck, American Pharaoh!

DREAMER (2005) A broken leg is usually a death sentence for a racehorse, enter Dakota Fanning as the little girl whose love rehabilitates a broken horse; Kurt Russell also stars.

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SECRETARIAT (2010) Disney’s version of Secretariat’s and his owner’s life. Big Red’s 1973 record times in the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes still stand.

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SEABISCUIT (2003) True story of this amazing horse and rider’s struggle to win.

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PHAR LAP (1983) Rags to riches true story of one of Australia’s greatest race horses. Spoiler alert – keep a lot of tissues handy.

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NATIONAL VELVET (1944) Classic pony flick that made everyone fall in love with Elizabeth Taylor, also starring Mickey Rooney.

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LET IT RIDE (1989) Not specifically about a horse, but lovable gambler Richard Dreyfuss makes losing funny.

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HIDALGO (2004) Beautifully shot flick about a grueling 3K mile race across the Arabian desert.

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CHAMPIONS (1983) Documentary about a horse named Aldaniti and his jockey Bob Champion and their fight against cancer and the competition. Lots of live footage adds to the fun.

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