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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We have training in all those things, of course, in juggling and trapeze, for example, because we use those skills in our high wire act.
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.
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.
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
The aerial theme continues today and tomorrow when Above And Beyond give their amazing high wire act in the main arena.
Gillian Lawless, events and promotions manager for the City Centre Company said: "Ramon's high wire act was breathtaking, but the heliosphere is totally original and an utterly unforgettable performance-piece.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.