A popular jockey is disbarred from racing after he's accused of throwing a race.
A scatterbrained waitress invests her inheritance in a broken-down race horse and a sweepstakes ticket.
Arizona cowboy Coot Cadigan travels to San Francisco and runs into Stuffy McGee, a small-time crook who stages phony "fights" to amuse the tourists. During one of those frights a man is killed and Coot gets blamed for it. Stuffy hides him out, but when he gets arrested Coot hightails it back to Arizona. with Stuffy's three children. To earn some money, he enters the Arizona Sweepstakes, a horse race with a large purse and one on which Col. Savery--the father of the girl Coot loves--depends on to save his ranch.
A Terrytoon cartoon released on July 27, 1934.
This is not a "Scrappy" cartoon - A two-year-old horse is trained and primed to run in the Hollywood Sweepstakes, but catches cold and has to be scratched from the race. A small pony, from the stable, is substituted but with no hope of winning, and surprises all -- horses included -- by slipping in 'under' the finish wire.
A young woman who works in the movie business buys a sweepstakes ticket that turns out to be a winner. Her stroke of luck changes her life around--and not necessarily for the better.
Promises of happier times dawn for the financially distressed Patterson family when father Sweeney and brother-in-law Archibald "Doc" Finney win a $150,000 grand prize in the sweepstake contest. With their windfall, each member of the family decides to pursue a dream.
Celebrity Sweepstakes is an American television game show that aired on NBC's daytime schedule from April 1, 1974 to October 1, 1976. The show also had two separate weekly syndicated runs from September 9, 1974 to September 1975 and September 20, 1976 to September 1977. Jim McKrell hosted the show. Bill Armstrong was the main announcer, with Dick Tufeld and John Harlan substituting. Joey Bishop and Carol Wayne were the regulars who appeared most often. Other regular panelists included Clifton Davis, Buddy Hackett, George Hamilton, and Freddie Prinze. CS was produced jointly by Ralph Andrews and Burt Sugarman. The first theme song was composed by Stan Worth, and the second by Alan Thicke. This show also marked the last national TV appearance of Mama Cass Elliott before her death on July 29, 1974.