There are very few horses that can go with this horse for the first half-mile. He runs the second quarter as fast, if not faster, than the first quarter and he can finish from there. He's an exceptional animal, and it is really going to take an exceptional animal to beat him.
We were talking, we had a table read or something, he said, "Jerry, how are you with horses?" I said, "I grew up with them all my life." He said, "Oh, that's great!" I said, "Yeah, they all had cops on them".
We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits -- and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.