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The working title of this film was Owners Up! The credits misspell actor Phillip Hurlic's name as "Hurlick." Hollywood Reporter production charts include Edward McWade in the cast, but his appearance in the completed film has not been confirmed. According to studio publicity, trotting scenes were shot at a Stockton, CA fair; the Marwyck Ranch, owned by Barbara Stanwyck and Mrs. Zeppo Marx; the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, CA; and at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, CA. Studio publicity also noted that actor Jackie Searl drove in one of the racing scenes with his horse, Forsythe. Other owners of horses used in the film included: the Craig Brothers, Clifford Fox and "Pancho" Barnes. According to Hollywood Reporter news items, the picture went back into production for added scenes and retakes four times in November 1940. This was actor Charles "Buddy" Rogers' first American film since the 1937 Paramount production, This Way Please (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40; F3.4596).