Original Story by
John Linde and Rod McBrien
The following treatment for a screenplay is a horse story that has never been
told. It is the tale of two remarkable horses
Modern technology and American pie have been combined in to make it a story
the whole family will love and one that will not son be forgotten.
A treatment is basically a first attempt at putting an idea for a screenplay
for a theatrical feature film or television broadcast into words. In this
treatment, whether or not to use actual names has yet to be decided. For now,
a combination of factual and fictional names is being used. Before this idea
come to life on the screen, it will be reshaped many times. Names may change,
characters may change. Settings and locations may change. Some events will be
deleted, others added. But the idea itself, the incredible possibility that
presents, will not change. It will only be enhanced by the screenplay.
The movie and a spin-off television series of
could do for harness racing what feature films
for surfing, or what "TOP
for the Navy. It could bring harness racing to national attention in a bright
light and show the public a sport and a breed of horse the for the majority
they have not know about.
Besides being entertaining,
be a complete education in the sport of harness racing. It will take you from
the breeding barn to the foaling barn, from weanlings to yearlings and from
select yearling sale to the daily routine of breaking and training future
And finally it will take you to the harness tracks of America, from
Main to Florida, from the backyard County Fairs to the state-of-the-art
racetracks of racetracks, The Meadowlands in New Jersey.
will be a classic film like