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Lightning poised to strike in Classic

South Auckland trainers Peter and Dawn Williams have all but ruled out a hit-and-run Sydney finale to end Desert Lightning's three-year-old season. But they have left the door slightly ajar pending what the Pride Of Dubai gelding does in Saturday's Group 3 Manawatu Classic (2000m) at Awapuni. A bevy of consistent performances in quality three-year-old[...]
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Lightning strikes in Avondale Guineas

Classy three-year-old Desert Lightning thrust himself to the forefront of discussions surrounding the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) when he narrowly defeated Waitak to claim victory in the Group 2 Avondale Guineas (2100m) at Pukekohe. The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained runner has been highly competitive throughout his Classic season with a half head runner-up[...]
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Derby hope confirmed Pukekohe runner

Group One performer Desert Lightning is unlikely to get his preferred footing at Pukekohe in Saturday's Group 2 Avondale Guineas (2000m), but will start regardless with his future grand final in mind. The talented three-year-old's preparation revolves around the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Te Rapa on March 4 and this weekend's assignment[...]
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