High Wire Act


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High Wire Act

A slang term for a highly risky venture, project, or investment. See also: Risk lover.
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All parties say the dispute is behind them - but it'll be the story if High Wire Act pulls an upset.
In this year's field, Charismatic has raced a whopping 12 times, while High Wire Act and the filly Honest Lady have raced just three times and Desert Hero only twice.
ARM OVER HERE Daredevil wobbles about SLACK TIMES High wire act WING AND A HAIR Andy meditates NOT A BOUNCE OF FEAR Crazy Andy leaps off the rope
As well as favourites like the fun fair and dozens of charity stalls, organisers had arranged the Great Carlieno high wire act and a comedy act in the main arena.
Chris McCarron, who had been promised that mount by Bob Baffert, apparently will drop his breach-of-contract complaint against the trainer and ride High Wire Act for John Shirreffs.
The Chelsea boss saw his normally watertight Blues fall apart at the back to turn their canter through to the next phase of the Champions League into a genuine high wire act.
A huge fun fair, fire engine displays, pony rides, bouncy castles and a high wire act have been booked alongside the traditional face painting, children's games and refreshment stands.
High Wire Act has joined the field for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby, and although he isn't the horse to beat, he is the one to catch.
The 76-year-old owner saw his 5-2 second choice hang close to the leaders - High Wire Act and Exploit - and pull away in midstretch for a two-length victory in the 1 1/16-mile Grade II race in 1:42.
In one of the hotter 3-year-old maiden races of the meet, The Thoroughbred Corporation's Treasure Hunt and Corey Nakatani survived a speed duel only to be disqualified to third for interference, and 505 Farms' High Wire Act and Stevens got the victory at 9-1.
Prime Timber put in a late run that easily took him past stablemate Exploit and High Wire Act to a two-length victory.
These talented pets can also perform stunts C including the High Dive and High Wire acts as well as the disappearing box!