The Racing Game (1979)
Mike Gwilym stars as Sid Halley, the champion British jockey who suffers a career-ending injury and becomes a private investigator specializing in crimes among "the horsey set," in these mysteries based on stories by best-selling author Dick Francis. Mick Ford co-stars as Halley's gruff sidekick, Chico Barnes. Included in this two-disc set are "Odds Against," "Trackdown," "Gambling Lady," "Horses for Courses," "Horsenap," and "Needle." 5 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biography.