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Dustin Hoffman's Luck didn't last but not for the reasons people think. In a sit-down with Fox News to promote his directorial debut, Quartet, the Oscar winner sounded off on his disappointment over the HBO horse racing drama's cancellation in the wake of three equine deaths. But he also defended the production, saying that accidents happen and claiming that the real reason the show got the axe was due to "distorted" claims pushed by PETA. "It's completely distorted. Anyone who raises horses know they break their legs. The accusations they made were distorted," Hoffman told the site. "Every time we'd race the horses we'd rest them. They'd race 20 seconds, then »

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