Redkirk Warrior wins Group One Lightning

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February 17, 2018 - 06:00 PM

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Imported sprinter Redkirk Warrior has claimed his second Australian Group One win, beating Redzel in a photo-finish to win the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Winner of the Group One Newmarket Handicap over the straight course last year, Redkirk Warrior ($10) came from the back of the field for a short head win over the favourite Redzel ($1.80)

"He ran down a champion. All his moons seem to come together when the straight races come on," trainer David Hayes said.