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No Luck For HBO

The HBO series “Luck” proved to be a bit of a misnomer after the cable channel cancelled the show following the deaths of three horses. The series, helmed by popular actor Dustin Hoffman, premiered on HBO in December 2011. It told the…

HBO Gamble On Luck

On January 29th, HBO's horse racing drama “Luck” returns to television screens, following its December 11th pilot debut. “Luck: is a sprawling, multi-layered story that comes out of a collaboration of famed director Michael Mann, best…

Strange Bets & Premonitions

The amount of money staked on the National has steadily increased since it was first shown live on television in the 1960s, it seems to have the same appeal as a lottery. In theory, every horse has a chance in the National, tempting millions…