levanter


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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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The Levanter is a meteorological phenomenon associated with one of Britain's few surviving outposts of Empire.
Businesses, schools, and government agencies make up the bulk of our 118,000 current users," said company spokesperson George Levanter.
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.