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levanter

A strong easterly wind off the Mediterranean, especially in mountains of the interior along the Mediterranean.
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What the Levanter does is to express the limits of both enterprises.
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PRESTO LEVANTER bounced back from a disappointing effort at York to prove a different class in the WBX.
The form of the race is working out like a dream, with the second, Kannon, the third, Presto Levanter, and the fourth, Candela Bay, all subsequently winning.
45) and although she was a length and a half behind Presto Levanter at Windsor, she gets a 4lb pull today, and perhaps more pertinently she was the filly stuck in behind a wall of horses that day, while the Hannon runner got a free passage down the outside.
Jimmy Fortune, successful on Wildcat Wizard at York in the afternoon, completed a satisfactory 36th birthday when riding Presto Levanter to victory for trainer Richard Hannon in the 6f handicap, the 13-2 chance getting home by three-parts of a length from Bilboa.
Cracking and Presto Levanter drop in class after running in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot and in a Listed event at Sandown.
Presto Levanter wouldn't boast the same form claims as a few of her rivals, but at least we know she will handle the conditions and the horses at the head of the market have as many, if not more, question marks next to their name than the selection.