Interesting maiden today in R2 at Stawell.
Cotton Eye Joe is an ex-kiwi now with the Wilde stable.
First start at Ellerslie ran 2nd, over 1400m, on a very heavy track in between a couple of handy wet trackers last July.
Big rain clouds hanging over Victoria this morning.
While the form guide says his last run was poor, he did lose a shoe, nail punctured his hoof and and was very lame afterwards.
You can see him become uncomfortable in the replay.
His trials times have always been close or equal to the open class horses.....could be worth a $ e/w.
His Sire, Prince Conti is an un-raced brother to Darci Brahma......now deceased.