Outside Bet (2012)

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Comedy/drama. In London in 1985, Mark 'Bax' Baxter a newspaper typesetter convinces a group of colleaugues and friends – including union representative Percy 'Smudge' Smith, barmaid Katie, womaniser Johnny and shoe salesman Sam – to pool their funds and buy a racehorse called ‘The Mumper’. With redundancies threatened at Global News, Bax and his colleagues go on strike and stake their redundancy pay-outs on racing ‘The Mumper’ at Sandown Park.

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