Tales of Grimm’s win in the Scone Cup boosted Sam Kavanagh’s morale.Tales of Grimm’s win in the Scone Cup boosted Sam Kavanagh’s morale. Photo: Marina Neil

A resilient Sam Kavanagh has admitted the cobalt cloud attached to the young Sydney trainer has taken a huge toll on his business after the imported Tales Of Grimm scored a morale-boosting win in the $200,000 Scone Cup on Friday.

The 29-year-old notched up arguably his biggest win in racing’s ultimate shop window, but revealed the toll the saga is having.