Directed by Louise Osmond

Darlow Smithson

Set in a former mining village in Wales, against the backdrop of a recession, Dark Horse is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse they call 'Dream Alliance', who grows up to be an unlikely champion.



British Independent Film Awards - Best Documentary 2015, winner

Sundance Film Festival - World Cinema Documentary Competition 2015, Audience Award Winner

...set against beautiful string music by Anne Nikitin. Surprisingly, the effect isn’t melodramatic or overbearing, but disarming and endearing– The Washington Post