leading light


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leading light

[′lēd·iŋ ′līt]
(navigation)
A light or lights arranged to indicate the path to be followed.
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But in Leading Light, O'Brien has a colt quite capable of winning on another of racing's biggest stages after his triumph at Royal Ascot back in June.
The winner of a Tipperary maiden on the latter of two starts as a juvenile, Leading Light won a conditions race at Navan in May on his return to the fray before following up in the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh 19 days later.
Both those races were over 10 furlongs, so it was something of a guessing game when Leading Light stepped up to two miles for the Queen's Vase.