A solid western about a cross-country horse race. Rules made little sense, but this flick features some great stars, even better horses, some gorgeous landscape and some incredible stunts.
Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen (who look sgreat in jeans and chaps), James Coburn, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent and
Mario Arteaga (as the Mexicna) are all entrants in this race. Each racing for a different reason.
Throw in the money man, Dabney Coleman, and the reporter with the motorcycle and sidecar, Robert Donner.
Jean Willes as the brothel madam looking to make a killing and her #1 gal, Sally Kirkland round out a stellar cast.
Some rough shots of animal mistreatment by Jan Michael-Vincent's character (which I doubt any animal…