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A sequel to A Taste for Blue Ribbons (1973), this children's period drama tells the story of the Byrne family (who run a horseriding school outside Melbourne) and the young daughter seeking to make the Olympic equestrian team.
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form yA Taste for Blue RibbonsEugene Lumbers,
( dir. Keith Wilkes)Melbourne:ABC Television,1973Z9240811973series - publisher film/TV young adult Adapted from Eugene Lumbers's novel, which is itself based on a popular ABC radio serial, A Taste for Blue Ribbons concerns the Byrne family from Victoria, who are struggling to keep their riding school, Blue Ribbons, afloat. The narrative also involves a mysterious five-legged foal.