Curious horsey phrases used by horsey people


#261

@Lazarus is talking through his pocket


#262

[QUOTE=“Bandage, post: 1066178, member: 9”]“An absolute pig of a horse”. Used by @thedancingbaby on 04/01/2015 in reference to some horse or other.[/QUOTE]
He was right too. Think Mario Balotelli for effort.


#263

Ted reckons “the aul horse forgot to put out his legs on landing there” Jaysus horses are dumb animals all the same


#264

@Mac mentioned a horse that won doing handstands yesterday or the day before.


#265

[QUOTE=“Bandage, post: 1048771, member: 9”]@Mac talking about some horse potentially winning “doing handstands” and some other horse looking like a “monster” on 22/11/2014 on The Sport of Kings and Equine matters thread.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=“Bandage, post: 1075919, member: 9”]@Mac mentioned a horse that won doing handstands yesterday or the day before.[/QUOTE]

:rolleyes:


#266

“Carlingford Lough is an oul knacker of a horse…” - @Mac on 09/02/2015 on The Sport of Kings and Equine Matters thread.


#267

"Hurricane Fly broke Peddlers Cross’s heart and the latter was never the same again"
That Hurricane Fly bastard


#268

The Fly “will be carried out on his shield”.


#269

[QUOTE=“balbec, post: 1104879, member: 193”]The Fly “will be carried out on his shield”.[/QUOTE]

Not really a horsey phrase though.


#270

@SandymountRed lamenting that a horse was “done for toe coming around the bend” just now.


#271

[QUOTE=“Bandage, post: 1105735, member: 9”]@SandymountRed lamenting that a horse was “done for toe coming around the bend” just now.[/QUOTE]

I had a feeling that might warrant an entry here:)


#272

A work colleague mentioned that a horse had “jumped its shadow” earlier this week.


#273

[QUOTE=“Kinvara’s Passion, post: 1105766, member: 686”]A work colleague mentioned that a horse had “jumped its shadow” earlier this week.[/QUOTE]
He’s some clown, didn’t he know it was the shadow of a fence he jumped.


#274

[QUOTE=“myboyblue, post: 1105767, member: 180”]He’s some clown, didn’t he know it was the shadow of a fence he jumped.[/QUOTE]

He was from Donegal, I may have misquoted him.


#275

[QUOTE=“Kinvara’s Passion, post: 1105769, member: 686”]He was from Donegal, I may have misquoted him.[/QUOTE]
You did well to understand him at all.


#276

“A precautionary entry”

Now I’ve made a few of these the morning after myself, but the context the horsey set are using has me thrown.


#277

“He’d a lot of horse under him.”

Presumably this is as opposed to the other jockeys who have a 50/50 horse polyester blend.


#278

Ted was telling us the other evening g after a race that “the winner was in the van passing the stand there first time around”


#279

Aidan o Brien was saying “look, listen” a lot when being interviewed in Goodwood during the week. Aidan tends to say “look,listen” before responding to questions posed to him. He demands a lot of attention when being interviewed.


#280

He called one of his horses “Listen”