Luck

Series Summary
A three-year stay in federal prison has given Chester "Ace" Bernstein plenty of time to think, and what he devises upon his release is a revenge plot against the colleagues who betrayed him. With the help of his trusted bodyguard and driver, Gus, who acts as a front for his race horse investment, Ace seeks to reverse the sad-sack fortunes of a famous racetrack. A key to the plan is held by Turo Escalante, a talented self-made trainer with a questionable character, who takes on the job of training Ace's colt. The series, from "Deadwood" creator David Milch and director Michael Mann, stars Dustin Hoffman as Ace, Dennis Farina as Gus and Nick Nolte as veteran trainer-turned-owner Walter Smith. The cast also includes Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who plays a grizzled rider with a love for Jack Daniels.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Drama, Horse

Network: HBO

Episodes

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Luck Mar 25, 2012

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    Gus tries to protect his boss; Renzo's mother comes to town; two prized colts go head-to-head in an epic showdown.

  • Season 1, Ep. 8 : Luck Mar 18, 2012

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    Ace counters Smythe's move with his own; Walter's horse heads for a showdown with Ace and Gus' horse; Rosie benefits from Leon's loss.

  • Season 1, Ep. 7 : Luck Mar 11, 2012

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    Ace and Claire tour a horse farm; Jerry tries to get into a poker tournament; Lonnie claims another Escalante horse; Rosie asks Joey to be her advocate; Ronnie tries to get his life back on track.

  • Season 1, Ep. 6 : Luck Mar 4, 2012

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    Ace pitches a deal to buy a piece of the racetrack; Israel becomes an informant; Joey's depression turns lethal.

  • Season 1, Ep. 5 : Luck Feb 26, 2012

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    Ace forces Escalante to swap jockeys; Marcus fears for his future; Kagle looks for a handout; Ace gives Claire a lucky check.

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