Mike Quigley

Irish horse racing, betting and other stuff

   Home      Betting quotes
"When we win this race and we're rich, we're going ta Tahiti where the women don't wear no tops" - Walter Matthau 
"The sport of kings is our passion, the dogs too.....nothing human is foreign to us, once we have digested the racing news." - Samuel  Beckett 
"The odds against winning consistently are 10,000 to one. I am the one" - John Banks
"I long ago come to the conclusion that all life is 6 to 5 against" - Damon Runyon
"Artistic creation is the adventure chosen by the best in man. Gambling is the art of the wounded and haunted and faithless." - Robert Kalich
 "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future." - Niels Bohr
" Everybody knows that the dice are loaded, everybody rolls with their fingers crossed" - Leonard Cohen  

 "I'm still at these races with my ticket stubs and my blues
 And a voice calls out the numbers, and it sometimes mentions mine
 And I feel like I've been working overtime, overtime" - Joni Mitchell (That Song About The Midway)           

" At least when you've got a bet on, you know you're alive." - Andrew Beyer

"Telling people you bet seriously is like telling people you are a drug dealer. 
  It's best to know your crowd and lie accordingly or you'll go through the same 50 questions with every taxi driver..." - GearĂ³id