Race Horses quotes:

  • Gamsters and race-horses never last long. -- George Herbert
  • Lochsong - she's like Linford Christie ... without the lunchbox. -- Frankie Dettori
  • I'm a freakin' artist, man, not a (expletive) race horse. -- John Lennon
  • Red Rum is the greatest thing on four legs since Pegasus. -- Jean Rook
  • Building slow destroyers ! One might as well breed slow race horses. -- Winston Churchill
  • I was like a race horse, just trying to get into the world. -- Joely Fisher
  • I rode Sea Pigeon in all his work - that's why my arms are so long. -- Mark Birch
  • A real racehorse should have a head like a lady and the behind like a cook. -- Jack Leach
  • Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and fancy women. -- Lord Kelvin
  • Politics is like a race horse. A good jockey must know how to fall with the least possible damage. -- Edouard Herriot
  • Butler compared the tongues of these eternal talkers to race-horses, which go the faster the less weight they carry. -- Charles Caleb Colton
  • Careful amidst the careless, amongst the sleeping wide-awake, the intelligent man leaves them all behind, like a race-horse does a mere hack. -- Gautama Buddha
  • After winning Ascot's Queen Alexandra Stakes on Brown Jack- If you'd been on your honeymoon, you couldn't have had a happier time. -- Steve Donoghue
  • A loose horse is any horse sensible enough to get rid of its rider at an early stage and carry on unencumbered. -- Clive James
  • If I were young, fast, healthy, and had a lot of money and my whole sex life ahead of me, I'd retire - like Secretariat. -- Dick Butkus
  • The thing I notice first about a woman is her walk. A beautiful woman is like a race horse-slim, sleek and with a beautiful carriage. -- Dean Martin
  • Faith is a wondrous thing; it is not only capable of moving mountains, but also of making you believe that a herring is a race horse. -- Arthur Koestler
  • Horseracing and ranch horses are two different animals. You're getting race horses out and running and running them. It can be really problematic. A thoroughbred's very delicate. -- Dennis Quaid
  • If you could call the thing a horse. If it hadn't shown a flash of speed in the straight, it would have got mixed up with the next race. -- P. G. Wodehouse
  • I was at the pinnacle of my career one day and the next day I was put out to pasture. I felt like a race horse with a broken leg. -- Jack Klugman
  • It was bad enough to have toppled from the Olympic heights to make my living competing with animals. But the competition wasn't even fair. No man could beat a race horse, not even for 100 yards. -- Jesse Owens
  • At one point, as Samuel urges Adam to raise his boys well regardless of the blood that might be in them, Adam tells him, "You can't make a race horse of a pig." Samuel replies, "No, but you can make a very fast pig. -- John Steinbeck
  • In 1964, when Lee Iacocca said, 'Shelby, I want you to make a sports car out of the Mustang,' the first thing I said was, 'Lee, you can't make a race horse out of a mule. I don't want to do it.' He said, 'I didn't ask you to make it; you work for me.' -- Carroll Shelby
  • I drive my own horses in a race. And I always have. -- Oleg Cassini
  • Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women. -- Lord Kelvin
  • The title race is between two horses and a little horse that needs milk and needs to learn how to jump. -- Jose Mourinho
  • I have no intention of watching undersized Englishmen perched on horses with matchstick legs race along courses planned to amuse Nell Gwynn. -- Gilbert Harding
  • I say a little prayer every time I see a race. I say a little prayer that the riders and the horses will be okay. -- Kenny Troutt