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Case Closed: No Charges Filed in Alleged Animal Abuse on Set of HBO’s ‘Luck’

Stating that there was “no actual evidence presented” to support allegations of animal abuse, a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney has closed an investigation involving the canceled HBO series ‘Luck’ without pressing any charges against those involved in the production of the series. According to the Hollywood Reporter, after a lengthy investigation, Deputy District Attorney […]

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Dustin Hoffman: ‘If you Google Paulick Report’…

In an interview about his film directorial debut, Academy Award-winning actor Dustin Hoffman reveals his “shock” over the cancellation of the HBO series Luck last year due to allegations of animal abuse on the set.  In the Q and A with Fox411, Hoffman said he was “beyond disappointed” with the show’s abrupt ending and that […]

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HBO’s ‘Luck’ arrives on DVD, Blu-Ray Nov. 27

HBO has announced a release date for the first (and only) season of their horse racing series, ‘Luck’. The four-disc set, ‘Luck: The Complete First Season’ will be available for purchase Nov. 27. Suggested retail price is not yet available.

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Luck’s Cancellation: A Different Perspective

With all the shock of HBO pulling the plug on the second season of LUCK, green-lit after just one episode aired and barely after wrapping up episode 7, rumors went viral and the negative press has filled up our virtual inboxes. Now as the dust settles, the finale was actually the “Grand Finale,” and the […]

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The PETA Distortion: How Luck’s Cancellation Was Far from Ethical

Nothing is going to bring back the HBO series LUCK after the decision by producers last week to stop production on the second season and effectively cancel the series after season one. And nothing is going to bring back the three ex-racehorses who had found second careers as equine actors on LUCK but that suffered […]

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Cohen: Loss of Luck a ‘devastating blow’ to racing

At The Atlantic, Andrew Cohen gives his take on the cancellation of the HBO series Luck due to the deaths of three horses during production.  Cohen says no matter what the reason for the end of the series, it’s a ‘devastating blow’ to the racing industry: “Luck was supposed to be a recruiting tool to […]

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HBO produces web video series to compliment Luck

The first season of HBO’s series Luck is more than halfway complete, and the storylines continue to merge and develop.  HBO has been producing complimentary videos that feature cast members and others dissecting life at the racetrack, events that occur during episodes and other aspects of the series. Below is the latest edition of “TrackSpeak,” […]

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Dustin Hoffman feeling Luck-y

“It causes divorce, it maims people physically” That’s the response Dustin Hoffman’s friends gave him when he mentioned his interest in taking on television for the first time in HBO’s Luck. Hoffman took the role because of the depth of character, bemoaning that movie roles are often only two dimensional. “If you go into a […]

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Playboy interviews jockey Chantal Sutherland

Jockey Chantal Sutherland decided against doing a shoot for Playboy, but she’s ended up in the magazine anyway – or at least the magazine’s website.  Sutherland appears in a brand new segment called Femme on Fire, Women to Watch For.  In the interview, Sutherland talks about her horse racing career, her work in HBO’s Luck […]

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Cot Campbell: HBO’s Luck does racing no favors

So far, opinions vary widely about the new HBO series Luck, particularly within the Thoroughbred racing industry.  In a new commentary, Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell, who was recently awarded the Eclipse Award of Merit for his many achievements in the business, expressed his views on the series and its potential impact on the racing […]

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