Horsing around

Three race horses in adjoining stalls were arguing over which of them was the best.

“Of my last sixteen races, I’ve won eleven,” said the first horse.

“Not bad,” said the second horse. “But of my last twenty races, I’ve won fifteen.”

“Impressive,” said the third horse. “But of my last twenty-eight races, I’ve won twenty-five.”

A greyhound who was lurking nearby overheard the horses arguing and decided to join the conversation.

“I don’t mean to brag,” said the greyhound, “but of my last forty-six races, I’ve won forty-four.”

The horses were clearly astonished. After a long silence, one of the horses said in an awestruck voice, “Wow! A talking dog!”

10 Responses to Horsing around

  1. Eliza Ayres says:

    Reblogged this on Blue Dragon Journal.

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  2. BWAHAHAHAHA!!! Talking horses AND dogs? Tell me, was this Dr. Doolittle’s farm?

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  3. ibikenyc says:

    The geek in me was all set to start doing the math to figure out the exact ratios of all those win-loss stats!

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  4. julesmomcat says:

    And – Mama cat in the corner told her kittens, “They’re just bragging. Don’t listen to ’em!”

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  5. janiejunebug says:

    That’s cute.


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  7. That was a good one with a clever twist at the end. 🙂 — Suzanne

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