PHONE Glenn Moore about Gosford Gold Cup contender Enzedex Eagle, and you've got yourself a yarn. "Doing my best, trying to keep the wolf from the door, you know what it is like," Moore said yesterday.
NICCONI'S former jockey Craig Williams would love to be riding any number of runners in Saturday's Patinack Farm Classic at Flemington, a race the suspended hoop has branded the "race of the carnival".
British import Speed Gifted is almost certain to make it to the Caulfield and Melbourne cups fields after Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter yesterday issued the stayer a two-kilogram penalty for both races.
PERHAPS the moderate price is the only argument submitted against Black Piranha in today's $1 million Stradbroke at Eagle Farm. Certainly he ticks all the boxes but around $4.60 for such a testing assignment on a surface that critics maintain has comparisons with the Somme is hardly an attractive gamble.