Under instructions from big boss Tony, local mobster boss Vince Shackman leans heavily on race horse trainer Mike Gann to settle his gambling debts by fixing a race, which takes quite a lot, including making a Panamese illegal jockey be replaced 'sick' by greenhorn Tracy Macgill, a niece of Jessica, who made a stop-over on the way to San Francisco to see her debut. When Tracey is arrested for the tranquilizer gun murder of Jack Bowen, Jessica fears the police won't solve the case and takes crash courses in betting and running a stable while investigating everybody involved, including unethical betting by the track security chief...
Did You Know?
The only other instance when Jessica's other brother, Martin, (Tracy's father) is mentioned. See more
As Jessica leaves the hippodrome, she enters a cab and two men enter it, too. As the car moves on, the boom is seen reflected in the cab's windows. See more
Separately, it's peanuts, Vince. Put it together, and we're chokin'.
How did we know Mike Gann was bettin' all over town?
I can add.
First Call (Call to the Post)
Traditional Bugle Call
At start of horse race. See more