|Directed by||George Blair|
|Produced by||Lester Sharpe|
|Screenplay by||Wellyn Totman|
|Starring|| Tom Neal |
|Music by||Joseph Dubin|
|Edited by||Ralph Dixon|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
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Jack returns and overhears a conversation leading him to believe Rusty intends to lose the race on purpose. The two men fight after Jack insists on riding the horse in the race, but Jack's fears are overcome when Rusty superbly rides Sireson to victory.
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