Related to zirconi: zirconia


(zɜrˈkoʊ ni ə)

a white, water-insoluble powder, ZrO2, used chiefly as a pigment and abrasive.
[1865–70; zirconi(um) + -a4]
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The Les Eyre-trained Amaranth, a good fourth to Dancing Mystery last week at Newmarket, should go well in the Magic AM Rated Stakes (Handicap) (5.15), and Zirconi can take advantage of a drop in grade by landing thehorsesmouth.co.uk Claiming Stakes (2.40).
STAR BETS: Tomorrow: Leicester 2.0 H Cecil's sel, 2.30 Miss Rimes, 3.0 J Gosden sel, 5.9 Zirconi. Lingfield 2.50 Alasan, 3.20 Able Native, 3.50 Blue Holly, 4.50 Mawcab.
In a knock-on effect, Rolo Tomasi rolled into the path of Zirconi whose movement was halted and disqualification was inevitable.
Another for whom the Ayr ground will be ideal is Zirconi in the Beat 106 Handicap (4.30).
ZIRCONI, from David Nicholls' yard, should go well in the MEN Summer Pink Classified Stakes (4.55) at Haydock today, writes Colin Russell.
Zirconi contests the opening Charles Henry Memorial Handicap, Bhutan runs in the Queen Mother's Cup, and Carousing, winner of his last three races, takes on six rivals in the Daniel Prenn Royal Yorkshire Rated Stakes.
If there were medals given for horses thrown in at the weights on old form, then Zirconi in the 0-80 Charles Henry Memorial Handicap at York this afternoon (2.10) would have a huge, gleaming, gold one.
The Criquette Head-trained favourite Zirconi, watched by his owner Peter Savill, dropped out to be sixth.
Organiser Peter Savill also warned that if it was fast ground his Zirconi might not run in the six-furlong race.
Peter Savill was present to see his game colt Zirconi finish two lengths away third under Sylvain Guillot.
A SMILE returned to the face of Pascal Bary at Saint-Cloud yesterday when Stella Berine stayed on too strongly for Zirconi to win the Group 3 Prix Eclipse.