This compelling portrait of Paddy Mullins (1919-2010) is uniquely told against the backdrop of relevant transformative events in Irish history. Using rare archive footage and very special location access from the Mullins family and Cheltenham racecourse, the documentary chronicles the extraordinary life and times of the quiet man of Irish Racing.
Paddy Mullins the ten times Champion Irish National Hunt trainer opened up horse racing in Ireland and showed it wasn’t just a sport of Kings. He also helped build the reputation of Irish racehorses globally and had a career that gave him the highest of highs where his path to success wasn’t always straightforward.
It explores the revered trainers magical work with the wonder mare Dawn Run that brought about one of the most iconic sporting moments in history in 1986 at Cheltenham, lifting the whole racing fraternity and beyond.
This timeless and absorbing human story filters down to the world famous Mullins dynasty that Paddy Mullins and his wife Maureen created and who now carry-on his incredible legacy.