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Synonyms for scintilla

a sparkling glittering particle

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"Scintillas Ruby has done 27.57sec round Wimbledon.
Scintillas Ruby, expected to develop into a leading player for William Hill Oaks honours by trainer Mark Wallis, was another top open-racer in action at Tuesday trials session.
Although outclassed in the Derby, Scintillas Ruby was far from disgraced and looks a very decent proposition at the 9-2 offered by Blue Square.
Chesterton's Scintillas Byron led early in heat two and was always in control in beating Elnon Curkagh by over two lengths in 12.37sec, while there was another success for Swansea in the last heat when Seftons Toy led halfway up the famous hill to beat Blues Best Dean by three-parts of a length in 12.40sec.
Heat two (12.45pm): 1 Daisys Melody (Askern), 2 Plaistow Thomas (Highgate), 3 Serene Knows (Hinckley), 4 Scintillas Byron (Chesterton), 5 Trade Soulman (Warwick), 6 Elnon Curkagh (Swansea).
Fly Item, Fly Odd, Reason To Smile and Scintillas Holly won a total of 32 NGRC opens, all over long distances bar seven.