The strange but true story of how Japanese racehorse Haru Urara became a nationally celebrated symbol of perseverance while enduring a losing streak of epic proportions. Director and artist Mickey Duzyj traveled to Japan to uncover the story behind the horse's unlikely rise to fame, and presents this animated short as the answer to how an undersized horse who vowed to "Never Give Up" became known as The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere.
WINNER - Best Short Documentary, Hot Docs 2016
Created for ESPN Films as part of their Emmy and Peabody Award winning 30for30 series.
This film was created by a small and dedicated team. Find out more about how it was made.