Punt Drunk : Noel Callow Takes A Swipe At Racing Victoria!

Punt Drunk racing news – January 30, 2021

The best day of the week is here Punters and aren’t we glad it is? Despite Rapid Racing keeping us entertained at Flemington yesterday we have black-type racing at both Caulfield and Rosehill today. The resumption of Golden Slipper favourite Enthaar is no doubt going to catch a few people’s attention and with a bit of luck she gets the job done otherwise we will be having Two Minute Noodles for some time! ? Oh and Behemoth returns in South Australia at Morphettville!! Strap in punters, this is going to be fun!

King Callow cops a whack, and will not pick up his $200

Noel Callow has a reputation for being a bit of a loose cannon, but his post race interview at Werribee yesterday afternoon was something else. There were comparisons to Monopoly, a quick jab at Racing Victoria stewards and well it was unorganised chaos and we bloody loved it. The veteran jockey was given a one month suspension for a ride at Benalla back in September where stewards believed he didn’t give his ride the best chance of winning in a tenth place finish! To sum up the King’s interview it felt like he was saying the stewards need to step foot in the jockey’s boots with judgements like these. “We have two seconds to make a decision, yet they have six weeks to make there’s.” King Callow probably didn’t realise that the summer of cricket is coming to a close, but he certainly came off the long run here! All hail the king!

From one character, to another in ol’ mate Yendall!

It was a day full of strange interviews in Melbourne on Friday. The wet weather certainly brings them out doesn’t it?! We’re all for a self pump up here at Punt Drunk, but boy oh boy didn’t Yendall have tickets on himself after getting the job done Zipping Boy yesterday? The fact he referred to himself as a “gun jockey” is bloody superb, and let’s be honest he’s pretty bloody good in our books because he got us out of a pickle at the halfway point of the Flemington card. Imagine if we saw Hughie Bowman do this, or JMac? What about Ollie or especially Jamie Kah doing this? Bloody hell that would be top class!

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