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17 December 2020

Flat out.

by Andrew MacGregor


Betfair: “Serial Winners: Joseph O'Brien” - 8 mins 08s

Directing duo That Jam interview horse racing royalty in this compelling documentary for Betfair. Viewers are granted access to jockey-turned-trainer Joseph O’Brien’s stables in Kilkenny, Ireland, where the softly-spoken twenty-something continues to excel in the family business. Fat chance of a day off anytime anytime soon though.

Pundits, relatives, and O’Brien himself outline what it takes to flourish in this high-stakes field, where past glories and family connections (dad Aidan has trained eight Epsom Derby winners) are no guarantee of success. Coupled with DP Alex Quinn's verdant photography, it's a thoughtful glimpse into one of racing's tighest ships.


Director: That Jam Ⓦ (Park Village Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Cinematographer: Alex Quinn
Location: Kilkenny, Ireland

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