The production was planned for a 10-city, 44-week national tour and open on Broadway on April 7, 1974. Producers planned an 8-week Broadway run. Following the New York run, a 5-week run at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC was planned to start on June 11, 1974.
The production cost $500,000.
Ran 8 weeks in LA. In San Francisco, it was to run for 8 weeks but was cut short.
The LA program had a note: "The two horses used in alternate performances of this production have been trained by Corky Randall of California, one of the best-known trainers in the world. Their training began four months before the opening; they are completely accustomed to the noises and effects in the Atlanta sequence."