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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.
Wright Ones HAYDOCK2.10pm Restarauteur 2.40pm Red Runaway 3.15pm Red Avenger 3.50pm Reckless Abandon 4.20pm Chester Aristocrat 4.55pm Mappin Time 5.30pm Zacynthus CHESTER2pm Mandy''s 2.30pm Star Lahib 3.10pm Summerinthecity 3.40pm Gabrial''s King 4.15pm Dr Red Eye (NAP) 4.50pm Superboot 5.20pm Enzaal GOODWOOD 2.05pm Cameron Highland 2.35pm Lanark 3.05pm Cousin Khee 3.35pm You Da One 4.05pm Noble Mission 4.40pm Haadeeth 5.15pm Secretly CURRAGH 3.20pm Magician CURRAGH 3.20pm Camelot 3.55pm Maureen TOMORROW'S NAP: Life And Soul (Kelso 3.50pm).
Newmarket David Milnes Zacynthus (4.45 Ascot, nap) Gets on very well with today's rider Patrick Hills and has worked well on Racecourse Side of late.
April 1792, Zacynthus, Venetian republic [now Zakinthos, Greece]--d.
He at once sent off a strong force and recalled the fleet from Corcyra - but Demosthenes still had time to summon the Athenian fleet which, despite the generals' former haste (4.3.1), had only got as far as Zacynthus, some 60 miles north.
Wright Ones AY R1.30pm Mubrook 2.05pm Drumshambo 2.40pm Sametegal 3.15pm Pepite Rose 3.50pm Monsieur Cadou (NAP) 4.25pm Kian's Delight 5pm Sydney Paget 5.35pm Tradewinds NEWBURY 1.15pm He's No Angel 1.50pm Model Pupil 2.20pm Educate 2.55pm Maureen 3.30pm Olympic Glory 4.05pm Rock God 4.4pm Hamelin THIRSK2.15pm Snow Bay 2.50pm Red Baron 3.25pm Zacynthus 4pm Crackentorp 4.35pm Mayfield Girl 5.10pm Pintura 5.45pm Tango Sky 6.10pm Glenridding TOMORROW'S NAP: Sentimentaljourney (2.30pm Stratford)
I think he could be a Listed horse next season." 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.
newmarket ZACYNTHUS (3.15) w onon hisfirststartforLucaCumani whentoyingwithhisrivalsat Yarmouth last week .
Don't underestimate ZACYNTHUS in the one-mile handicap (4.10) - he finished last on his first start since last July but I'll be disappointed if he doesn't prove better than that.
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.