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Cagliari

(kä`lyärē), city (1991 pop. 204,237), capital of Sardinia and of Cagliari prov., S Sardinia, Italy, on the Gulf of Cagliari (an arm of the Mediterranean Sea) and at the mouth of the Mannu River. It is the largest city in Sardinia and is a modern port and an industrial center. A flourishing Carthaginian city, it was taken by Rome in 238 B.C. Cagliari endured Arab invasions in the 8th and 9th cent. A.D. The city was a Pisan stronghold during the wars with Genoa (11th–14th cent.); its subsequent history is largely that of SardiniaSardinia
, Ital. Sardegna, region (1991 pop. 1,648,248), 9,302 sq mi (24,092 sq km), W Italy, mostly on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, which is separated in the north from Corsica by the Strait of Bonifacio.
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. Cagliari was the site of a submarine base in World War II and was heavily bombed by the Allies. Noteworthy structures include the Romanesque-Gothic cathedral (13th cent.), the Basilica of San Saturnino (5th cent.), a large Roman amphitheater, and the massive tower of St. Pancras (built by Pisans in 1304).

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a city and port in Italy, on the southern coast of Sardinia. It is the administrative center of Sardinia and of Ca-gliari Province. Population, 225, 800 (1970). It is an important transport junction. The port’s freight turnover is nearly 3 million tons (1970), with lead and zinc ores, salt, wine, and olive oil as the chief exports. It has shipbuilding, oil-refining, chemical and petrochemical, electrical engineering, and food industries. Wood products and building materials are also produced.

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Paolo , original name of (Paolo) Veronese

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a port in Italy, the capital of Sardinia, on the S coast. Pop.: 164 249 (2001)
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His other mares include Sand Sprite, a daughter of Green Desert, and Consent, who is related to Casteddu.
P ayne's best horses were Night Prospector, winner of last year's Group 2 Temple Stakes, run at Epsom; Nice One Clare, who completed the Group 2 Diadem StakesWokingham double in 2001; Ya Malak, runner-up in the 1995 Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes before dead-heating in the same race for David Nicholls two years later; Casteddu, winner of the valuable Racecall Gold Trophy at Redcar in 1991; Raise A Grand and Medaille d'Or.
But he did prove that he could upgrade his mares, with such as Casteddu in his first crop, Pips Pride (a Group 1 scorer at two) and Young Ern in his second.
However, he landed a much more valuable prize in 1991 when subsequent Beeswing Stakes winner Casteddu landed the Redcar Gold Trophy.
Payne, who is based at Frankland Lodge on Newmarket's Hamilton Road, would not have the highest profile in the town, although he has tasted Group-race success with Casteddu and Raise A Grand.
Sonatina's cosy win had trainer Pip Payne pointing the way to Redcar for the Two-Year-Old Trophy, which he won with Casteddu in 1991.
Casteddu, to name but one, won him the valuable Redcar Two-Year-Old Trophy seven years ago and followed up in Pattern company in the Beeswing Stakes 12 months later.
Payne can be relied on to produce a steady supply of winners with his smallish string and his tilts at the big prizes have included a Redcar Gold Trophy win with Casteddu and a double on this card two years ago.