Stevens back in the saddle with ‘Luck’

Hall of Fame jockey cast in HBO horseracing series

Retired Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens is getting back in the saddle for HBO’s “Luck.”

Stevens, who co-starred in Gary Ross’ “Seabiscuit,” will play a down-and-out jockey who attempts to make a comeback, both personally and professionally.

“Luck” is exec produced by David Milch, Carolyn Strauss and Michael Mann, who is directing the pilot. Production is set to begin in a few weeks. Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte and Dennis Farina have already been cast.

Stevens, a regular on the Southern California racing circuit for three decades, won the Kentucky Derby three times. He contributes to racing coverage for NBC Sports.

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