Her early childhood a blur of temporary foster homes, Lucky is finally placed with the loving foster mother she’s always yearned for, only to be sexually abused by her foster father. Unable to face the reality of her situation, Lucky flees the Alberta prairie to start a new life on an Ontario race track. She carries with her memories of horrific abuse and an unborn child.
Uprooted and confused, Lucky finds solace in the horses she cares for. The race track becomes her new home and Robbie, a dwarf who grooms horses there, her unwavering companion. With his support, Lucky struggles to unravel the past she has repressed. Little by little she develops the strength required to face and deal with reality.