Renzo's mom joins the Degenerates to watch their horse in his biggest race yet and two prized colts go head-to-head in a million-dollar showdown. Meanwhile, Ace receives an unexpected visitor.
Gus and Ace's horse and Walter's horse compete in a major race. Meanwhile, Ace manages to outmanoeuvre Smythe and Leon's loss becomes being Rosie's gain.
Rosie and Ronnie compete for the same mount and Ace and Claire tour a prison outreach horse farm. Meanwhile, Lonnie claims another horse belonging to Escalante and Jerry tries to win his way into a poker tournament.
Smythe turns Israel into his informant and Ace proposes a deal to buy a piece of the racetrack. Meanwhile, Rosie sweats about Leon's finish almost as much as he does and Joey's depression takes a turn for the worse.
While Marcus is worrying about his health, Escalante is forced by Ace to swap Leon for a more experienced jockey.
Leon's weight issues dampen Rosie's happiness at finally getting a mount. Meanwhile, Jerry's partners try to separate him from his poker rival and Ace meets with a long-time colleague, Michael Smythe.
While Jerry makes a new bid on the horse Mulligan claimed, Walter loses Ronnie as a rider and Ace meets a whiz kid.
Walter Smith finds a jockey for his prized thoroughbred and Ace meets with some potential investors. Meanwhile, Renzo makes a claim on a horse trained by Escalante and Lonnie pulls out of a scam.
Pilot is the season premiere for HBO's drama Luck, which originally aired December 11, 2011. Ace Bernstein has just been released from prison. He spent the majority of his three-year sentence plotting revenge on those he felt betrayed him. Ace makes an investment in a famous racetrack, which he hopes will pay off financially. Meanwhile, four other gamblers combine their income and place a bet on a long-shot horse, hoping for the same financial payoff.moreless