Velvet Brown, a young English girl who wins a horse in a village lottery and becomes determined to train it to compete in the Grand National Steeplechase.
Won: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Revere), Best Film Editing, 1946 Academy Awards
Nominated: Best Director, Best Cinematography - Color, 1946 Academy Awards
This fresh and delightful Metro picture, based on Enid Bagnold's novel of some years back, tells by far the most touching story of youngsters and of animals since Lassie was coming home. -- Bosley Crowther, THE NEW YORK TIMES