Horse Racing Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Horse Racing Quotes from Tom Udall, Elizabeth Banks, Andrew Flintoff, Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Elayne Boosler. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

The sport of horse racing which, at its best, showcases

The sport of horse racing which, at its best, showcases the majestic beauty of this animal and the athleticism of jockeys, has reached an alarming level of corruption and exploitation.
Tom Udall
My father is a huge horse racing fan, so I was introduced to the sport long before ‘Seabiscuit.’ But the role made me an even bigger fan. Horse racing is one of my favorite sports.
Elizabeth Banks
I like going down the pub with my mates and horse racing. I don’t do anything that exciting.
Andrew Flintoff
As a teenager, I developed a great interest in not only horse breeding but also horse racing and used to bet based on red-hot tips. I realized that becoming a bookmaker would be very lucrative, but Dad put his foot down, saying it was an inappropriate career.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla
Horse racing is waning in popularity.
Elayne Boosler
It’s horse racing. If you can’t beat him one way, try to win another way.
Bob Baffert
When someone is good at what he does but is a nonconformist, there is a temptation in horse racing, like in all kinds of other areas of human endeavor, to dismiss him for his nonconformity rather than to recognize him for his excellence.
David Milch
I have never been to Ladies’ Day at the Grand National. I’ve never been to any day there, truth be told, and unless they introduce a Scruffy People Who Believe Horse Racing to Be Deeply Cruel Day and pay me to attend I can’t see that changing.
Sara Pascoe
When I was at university in Birmingham, I used to spend half my grant betting on horse racing. Seven terms out of nine, I made a profit.
Chris Tarrant
I don’t play golf, and I’m not into horse racing.
Lloyd Dorfman
You try to do the best with what you’ve got and ignore everything else. That’s why horses get blinders in horse racing: You look at the horse next to you, and you lose a step.
Jimmy Iovine
Wayne Lukas was the bar. Wayne impacted Quarter Horse racing and thoroughbred racing like no other.
Bob Baffert
Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast… In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla
I love horse racing, I play golf, and I love travelling.
Ian Rush
I had a hard time treating my field as if it’s horse racing, putting actors in competition against each other. I see how the industry and the studios feel it’s important, but I don’t really have a feeling for being in competition. I want to feel sympathetic and close to others, not opposed to them.
Alan Arkin
I want to have a positive influence on the sport of horse racing.
Bob Baffert
You don’t have to be Einstein to see that horse racing is dangerous. Those two ambulances driving behind you aren’t there for the scenery. I will never get over the fatalities of colleagues. It is the saddest and toughest part of this sport.
Tony McCoy
My grandfather was very into horse racing, and I found some of his old journals and got into it from there. It has a lot of parallels to skiing. It’s a fun lifestyle, being around the racetrack.
Bode Miller
It is true that the Puritans banned all recreation on Sundays and all games of chance, gambling, bear baiting, horse racing, and bowling in or around taverns at all times. They did so, not because they were opposed to fun, but because they judged these activities to be inherently harmful or immoral.
Leland Ryken
The only sport I’m not interested in is horse racing. That’s because I don’t know the horses personally.
Nat King Cole
There is a sociology of horses, as well as a psychology. It is most evident in the world of horse racing, where many horses are gathered together, where year after year, decade after decade, they do the same, rather simple thing – run in races and try to win.
Jane Smiley
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Will Rogers
My hobbies away from horse racing would be reading and painting; I love art.
Chantal Sutherland
I like horse racing but I’m not an All-Star in horse racing. I’m an All-Star fan in horse racing.
Nikola Jokic
It’s kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters, boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline. In both cases it’s for the lack of a suitable hero.
Dick Schaap