Keyword: HBO

  • Best-selling author Don Watson captivated an audience at the Asian Racing Conference.

    'Luck' Writer: Sell Public on the Horse

    Bill Barich, a writer for the HBO racetrack series "Luck," and best-selling author Don Watson drew a captivated audience at the Asian Racing Conference May 7 during a session titled, "Connecting Racing with Popular Culture."

  • Nick Nolte in a scene from "Luck."

    HBO Cancels 'Luck' After Third Horse Death

    HBO issued a statement March 14 saying it has decided to cancel production of the horse racing drama "Luck" after a horse that was part of the series died the preceding day at Santa Anita Park.

  • Talkin' Horses with David Milch

    David Milch, the Thoroughbred horse owner who created the racetrack-themed dramatic series "Luck" that premiered on HBO Jan. 29.

  • 'Luck' Creator Milch Guest on Talkin' Horses

    David Milch, creator of the HBO series 'Luck,' will discuss the highly acclaimed show during an appearance on BloodHorse.com's Talkin' Horses podcast that will air online at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21.

  • And They're Off: Super Bowl Edition 2012

    Steve and Lenny have an amazing interview with David Milch, creator of Luck. They also discuss Mr. Bowling, Hansen and NBC hosting the Breeders' Cup coverage.

  • Hangin' With Haskin: Good Luck

    Watching the pilot for David Milch's upcoming HBO series "Luck," I sort of felt the way the assortment of characters in the show are supposed to feel in their designated roles depicting life on the racetrack.

  • Some of the cast of "Luck" (including Dustin Hoffman, left) at Santa Anita.

    'Luck' Resumes Production at Santa Anita

    With the pilot for HBO's highly anticipated "Luck" already complete, production for season-one will resume at Santa Anita Oct. 31. Both the pilot and first season are scheduled to air in the fall of 2011.

  • Dustin Hoffman at Santa Anita Park.

    HBO Pilot 'Luck' to be Shot at Santa Anita

    Two-time Academy Award winning actor Dustin Hoffman will be plying his trade at Santa Anita, portraying a paroled ex-con in the leading role of producer David Milch's HBO pilot "Luck."

  • 'Real Sports' to Examine Horse Slaughter

    The slaughter of Thoroughbred horses for profit will be examined by HBO's "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" in a one-hour show that debuts on May 12 beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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    New Barbaro Film in Works

    Universal Pictures has yet another Barbaro film in the works. The feature film follows in the hoof prints of two national documentaries that premiered in the past couple of months on NBC and HBO. Peter Berg will direct and co-produce the film, tentatively titled "Gone Like the Wind" and based on a magazine article by Berg's cousin, Buzz Bissinger.

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    HBO's Barbaro Documentary Debuts June 6

    HBO's "Barbaro," a documentary exploring the triumph and tragedy of the winner of the 2006 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will premiere June 6.

  • HBO Debuts 'Real Sports' With Look at Jockeys

    HBO premiered the latest edition of its "Real Sports" program April 11, featuring a segment on jockeys and the cancellation of their catastrophic health insurance by the past administration of the Jockeys' Guild.

  • Read On

    <i>By Chip Tuttle</i> -- "...any student of media could tell you the trend away from full-time Turf writers at major metropolitan dailies has more to do with lower circulation, loss of ad pages, and rising costs of newsprint than lack of interest in horse racing."

  • HBO Plans Movie On B.C. Pick 6 Scandal

    HBO and actor Robert Wuhl have agreed to do a movie about last year's attempted Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick 6 betting coup that rocked the Thoroughbred industry.

  • Actor James Gandolfini was among the cast from &quot;The Sopranos&quot; at Aqueduct Monday.

    'Sopranos' Mob Takes Over Aqueduct

    Cast members of the megahit HBO series "The Sopranos" were at Aqueduct Racetrack Monday taping an episode to be aired during next season's schedule. Among the more notable stars present in the Equestris dining room, where the scenes were shot, were James Gandolfini, who plays Tony Soprano, Steve Van Zandt, who plays Silvio, Joe Pantoliano, who was cast last year as Ralph, and Jerry Adler, who plays Hesh.