Verrazano


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Verrazano

, Verrazzano
Giovanni da . ?1485--?1528, Florentine navigator; the first European to sight what was to become New York (1524)
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Thunberg at the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, which links the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn.
Verrazano has done well since arriving from the USA with good performances in the Lockinge and Queen Anne.
Aidan O'Brien's Verrazano (7-1) ran a highly promising race on his European debut to claim third.
Andrew Balding's Tullius ran a fine race in second to finish two-and-a-quarter lengths away, as did Verrazano who ran on well for third on his first start for Aidan O'Brien.
NEWBURY: 1.30 Smiling Stranger, 2.05 Sky Hunter, 2.40 Tellovoi, 3.15 Satellite, 3.50 VERRAZANO (NAP), 4.25 Dreaming Brave, 5.00 Aertex.
Verrazano faces the acid test in the JLT Lockinge Stakes at newbury and he can rise to the challenge on his european bow.
Verrazano bounced back to triumph at the highest level in the Haskell Invitational, but his fourth in the Breeders' Cup Mile on the dirt was a touch disappointing as he put up no sort of fight.
The Palisades owe their name to Verrazano and his fellow explorers, who thought the cliffs resembled a "fence of stakes" when they came across them in 1524.
The 144th Travers was set up as a three-horse showdown with Derby winner Orb taking on two of trainer Todd Pletcher's top colts in Haskell Invitational winner and favorite Verrazano and the ever-improving Palace Malice.
The video features footage of the ship's special sail-by of the iconic Statue of Liberty, and the always anticipated sailing under the Verrazano Bridge.
KEMPTON: 5.40 ROUND WON (NAP), 6.10 My Lord, 6.40 Italian Tom, 7.10 Enriching, 7.40 One Oi, 8.10 Captain Cool, 8.40 Verrazano.