chain lightning


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chain lightning

[′chān ‚līt·niŋ]
(geophysics)
A rare form of lightning in a long zigzag or apparently broken line.
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Chain Lightning scored over this course and distance in April and has continued in good form.
Labarinto beats Chain Lightning at Glorious Goodwood
He finished runner-up to Fallen Idol in the Variety Club Stakes Handicap at Sandown 28 days ago and the form has been advertised with the fourth (Ramona Chase) and sixth (Circumvent) both winning decent handicaps at Goodwood last weekend, while fifth Chain Lightning was beaten only a quarter of a length in a competitive handicap at Doncaster nine days ago.
05 Newbury, nap) Upped 4lb for his defeat of Chain Lightning at Goodwood in July, Sir Michael Stoute's improver is refreshed after a short break and has been pleasing in his recent work on the Limekilns.
15 Sandown Sporting (50:30:20:10) 11-14 Chain Lightning, 9-12 Forte Dei Marmi (NR), Arch Fire, 8-11 Fallen House, Cai Shen, Malthouse, 7-9 Licence To Till, 6-8 Classic Punch, Circumvent, Beaumont's Party, 5-7 Prince Of Johanne, 4-6 Silver Grey, 3-5 Ramona Chase, Rock The Stars, 2-4 Emerald Wilderness.