Film tells story of Minatare native

September 17, 2018

SCOTTSBLUFF - Jody Lamp and Melody Dobson, co-producers of the upcoming documentary “Born to Rein,” have joined forces with Breeders’ Cup Limited to brand and the market the film.

“Born to Rein” tells the little-known story of Minatare native John Nerud and father-son horse trainers Marion and Jack Van Berg of Columbus.

Nerud was a co-founder of the Breeders’ Cup Classic and is still revered in the thoroughbred racing industry. Marion Van Berg was the nation’s leading owner in racing victories 14 times, including Triple Crown winners.

“Born to Rein” is scheduled for a 2019 release around the time of the Triple Crown races in May and June.

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