Made for cable's Animal Planet channel, this restrained heart-tugger about an abused racehorse with the heart of a champion is the answer to an animal lover's prayers. Petty criminal Eddie Burton (Casper Van Dien), who's spent his life drifting in and out of the prison system, vows to straighten up when for the sake of his small son, Will (Matthew Knight). But even with parole in sight, the hot-tempered Eddie allows another inmate to provoke him. A concerned warden thinks Eddie might be able to get his temper under control if he spent some time at a horse farm run by Jake Cotter (Graham Greene). Eddie resents cleaning stables, but bonds with a nag called Big Spender ...