Hector and his racehorse return to the flat course at Navan, in the hope that this season they will be entering the winner's enclosure.
It is the final race of the season in Hector's hometown of Navan.
Hector and his racehorse, Traverse, clock up the miles around Ireland's racetracks; Hector wonders if his horse will ever win anything.
Hector learns that owning a racehorse is not all cigars and champagne; Traverse's first-day gallop does not go to plan.
Hector comes to terms with the injury to his racehorse while the vet ponders his long-term future.