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NO LUCK FOR ‘LUCK’

By Bob Silbernagel

The HBO series on horse racing called "Luck" has been cancelled after a third horse died as a result of filming. This photo shows Nick Nolte, one of the actors in "Luck," in a stable on the set.

But think below is to a thoughtful, and troubling column in The New York Times by a journalist-turned-horse-breeder who is worried not just about the HBO show, but about the future of horse racing, due in large part to the drugs being administered to young horses.

I wasn't aware of the speed drugs that actually drain calcium from the bones of young horses, just when they need it most as they are still growing.

To read article at New York Times Racing Blog, click HERE.

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