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The eerie beauty of trancedence, the knowledge that many in the crowd started bawling as he crossed the finish line I find strangely moving.
One fast fucking horse.
A horse race is only interesting when you have money riding on it.
Not true when you consider that each time a horse loses it ends up one step closer to being a pile of horse-meat/glue rather than being allowed to live out it's later years peacefully as a stud.
They're running for their lives.
1. The horse doesn't know that.
2. Is that exciting, or cruel?
A soul disfigured by cynicism, bloodless and hopeless.
Afgh, I'm sorry about whatever destroyed your sense of wonder.
And keep in mind that the whole time this is happening, Secretariat is continually accelerating. No other horse has ever been able to run that race while gaining speed the whole way.
greatest athletic feats of all time? Its a fucking horse that has no clue whats going on.
But most athletes are carefully trained pets with no conscious clue of what is going on.
OH SHIT, LOOKS LIKE THE SCRIPT GOT ITSELF FLIPPED!!!!
AND RECEIVED A TWELVE POINT SCORE FROM THE ROMANIAN JUDGE!!!!
DESPITE BEING A BRAINLESS ASSEMBLAGE OF WORDS THAT HAS NO INHERENT CLUE OF WHAT IS GOING, SHAPED ONLY THROUGH MY OMNISCIENT TRAINING!!!!
That doesn't mean he wasn't really fucking fast, you insipid waste of stupidity.
Now I want to add some more stars to my rating lest I be compared to Frank Rizzo. Fuuuck
My mother is an all-out mark for Secretariat.