Sparky thought, "I coulda been someone! I was fast! I could run like the wind and
beat any other horse that challenged me! I was faster than Seattle Slew, I swear.
But my damned luck – I didn't have humans that were into racing, I was bought
by a shmuck who wanted to give kids horsie-back rides for ten, twelve hours a day."
our lot in life is often not what it should have been