Volta, Alessandro

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Alessandro, Italian physicist, 1745-1827.
volt (V, v) - the unit of electromotive force.
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1745: Count Alessandro Volta, a physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
The Ballydoyle handler won the race with the well-supported Alessandro Volta in 2008, while Age Of Aquarius obliged at oddson last year.
com Derby Trial over 1m3f at Lingfield tomorrow for trainer Aidan O'Brien, who saddled Alessandro Volta and King Of Rome to finish first and second in last year's race.
O'Brien took responsibility for the three horses - Septimus (18th), Alessandro Volta (20th) and Honolulu(21st) - producing career-worst performances.
He is one of eight possible runners for O'Brien along with Alessandro Volta, Bashkirov, Hindu Kush, King Of Westphalia, New Zealand, Washington Irving and William Hogarth.
He trailed home last of the five but was only beaten six lengths by the likes of Alessandro Volta, Campanologist and King Of Rome which was no disgrace.
Johnny Murtagh's mount Alessandro Volta swerved violently left in the closing stages - interfering with even-money favourite Tartan Bearer and Curtain Call.
Of those, Epsom Derby fifth and sixth place finishers Washington Irving and Alessandro Volta look his best bet for a place.
Aidan O'Brien's Alessandro Volta took advantage of the withdrawn Curtain Call in the totesport.
CRACK trainer Aidan O'Brien filled an unsual hole in his big race prizebag when Alessandro Volta led a stable 1-2 in the Lingfield Derby Trial.
Contractor address : C/ Alessandro Volta, 2-4-6, Bloq 4, Parque Tecnol?
com Derby Trial with Alessandro Volta in 2008 and this Galileo colt can complete back-to-back victories.