heat lightning


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bright flashes of light near the horizon without thunder (especially on hot evenings)

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R Heat Lightning and Travelin Man are by the Grade 1-winning sprinter Trippi, who is best known in Europe as the sire of 2009 Queen Mary Stakes heroine Jealous Again.
Quick as heat lightning in the desert sky, I rushed at the snake.
Then as darkness fell, we'd move to the porch and listen to the radio, which could whisk us away to wonderful places as we sat watching the flashes from the heat lightning and the lightning bugs.
But the glory of summer storms is their diversity: heat lightning traveling like networks of nerves through evening clouds; the hazy pin-pricking rains of the Pacific Northwest; bronze-tinged banks of smog over L.
She had nothing to do but walk away From the churches and banks, the college buildings Of knowledge, the filling stations of the habitable world, And then she was alone with what she believed-- The shuddering iridescence of heat lightning, Cattle moving like black lace in the distance, Wildflowers growing out of bleached skulls, The searing oranges and yellows of the evening star Rising in daylight, commanding the empty spaces.
In hot weather, so-called heat lightning is the flashing of distant lightning beyond the horizon.
And most apocalyptically, Missouri wells run dry and heat lightning throbs across night skies.
was growing, heat lightning flicking its long thumbs over Missouri,
com US R Heat Lightning stars in Gulfstream Oaks Hong Kong Flying Blue looks Champions Mile contender Japan Royal Ascot possible Danon Chantilly fourth in blanket finish at Hanshin Canada Five-timer for Wesley Ward on opening day at Woodbine
A return trip to the yard resulted in seeing heat lightning flashing in the star-lit night sky.
com France Derby bid not ruled out for Saint-Cloud Listed winner Vadamar US R Heat Lightning stars in Gulfstream Oaks Hong Kong Flying Blue looks Champions Mile contender Japan Royal Ascot possible Danon Chantilly fourth in blanket finish at Hanshin
Grade 1 winner R Heat Lightning, a major Kentucky Oaks contender, will start hot favourite for the Grade 2 Gulfstream Oaks (11.
However, the outcome was altogether happier for Florida-based trainer Stanley Gold and jockey Jeffrey Sanchez, who had teamed up to win five races at Calder with Awesome Feather, on this occasion far too strong for placed horses R Heat Lightning and Delightful Mary.
Theyskens' Theory, bred and owned by American Andrew Rosen, is likely to remain in the US after the race, in which her leading rivals are A Z Warrior and R Heat Lightning (first and second in the Frizette Stakes), Debutante Stakes-winner Tell A Kelly and the unbeaten Awesome Feather, a winner of all five of her starts.