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Dreams in the North: Ban'ei Horse Racing

DOCUMENTARY 2012 30 mins Episode(s): 1 English English
Ban'ei is a one-of-a-kind horse race run in Obihiro, Hokkaido. Powerful horses pull sleds made of iron over sand embankments as they race to the finish line. The equine culture of Hokkaido tells the history of its pioneering era, and Ban'ei carries that proud tradition onwards today in the hearts of the people entranced by racing.

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