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Greece: see ZákinthosZákinthos
or Zante
, Lat. Zacynthus, island (1991 pop. 32,556), c.157 sq mi (407 sq km), W Greece, in the Ionian Sea; one of the Ionian Islands. The chief town is Zákinthos, a port and trade center and the capital of Zákinthos prefecture.
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Zacynthus has to shoulder a 6lb penalty and races off top weight of 10st 3lb, but he seems well suited to carrying big weights in low-grade contests - his form figures under 9st 7lb or more read an impressive 12371.
While in Italy he became secretary (1812-17) to the Italian poet and patriot Ugo Foscolo, a fellow native of Zacynthus.
On the third day, the Athenian fleet returned from Zacynthus.
Luca Cumani, trainer of Danadana (see story below) Kirthill, Summit Surge, Indian Jack and Zacynthus "Kirthill won over a mile and a half at York last time and we fear the Cambridgeshire will be too short for him, so he'll go to Newbury for a big handicap the week before.
Zacynthus bounced back to form in the Shirley Gill Memorial Handicap on his first run for Luca Cumani yesterday.
Don't underestimate ZACYNTHUS in the one-mile handicap (4.
As usual the weather was as mixed as the sweets on the Naughty But Nice stall, but Patrick Hills shrugged off the cloudburst that hit the course during the 7f handicap to register a belated first win of the season on Zacynthus.
The run continued on Thursday when the unbeaten Wootton Bassett and Forjatt made it a one-two for the stallion in a conditions race at Doncaster, rounding off a week in which another son of Iffraaj, Zacynthus, finished third in a Listed event at Longchamp.
40 Epsom, nap) Ran well on his debut over 7f at Newmarket last month when third to Zacynthus.
com jjFrankie Dettori partners Newmarket maiden winner Zacynthus in Listed race (5.
The race has the potential to affect the leading first season sire standings as among the eight juveniles are Godolphin's Zacynthus, a colt from the first crop of Darley's Iffraaj, and Beowulf, a son of Darley's Frenchbased first season sire Layman.
Zacynthus proved the pick of four twoyear-old debutant colts to carry the Godolphin colours when landing the 7f maiden by two and a quarter lengths from stablemate Bowermaster.