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Drosselmeyer upsets Breeders' Cup Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Drosselmeyer capped a day of upsets at the Breeders' Cup World Championships Saturday, winning the $5 million Classic with a late rush.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Big upset in Breeders' Cup Mile

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Goldikova came up short in her effort to win a fourth straight $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile, finishing third Saturday behind an extreme long shot.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Record pre-entries for Breeders' Cup races

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A pair of international superstars, a Horse of the Year candidate and some late-bloomers lead a record 193 pre-entries in the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Turf Racing Highlights Weekend Action

The Arlington Million and the Sword Dancer Invitational highlight a weekend of racing heavy on the turf.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Goldikova Three-peat in BC Mile

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Goldikova won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile for a record third straight time Saturday, running by the leaders late.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Milan building in plane crash to be fixed

MILAN, Italy, April 18 (UPI) -- Work has begun on restoring Milan's tallest building, damaged when a small plane crashed into it two years ago, the Italian news agency ANSA reports.
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Gio Ponti (18 November 1891, Milan - 16 September 1979, Milan) was one of the most important Italian architects, industrial designers, furniture designers, artists, and publishers of the twentieth century.

Ponti's parents were Enrico Ponti and Giovanna Rigone. He did military service during World War I in the Pontonier Corps with the rank of captain, from 1916 to 1918, receiving the Bronze Medal and the Italian Military Cross.

Gio Ponti graduated with a degree in Architecture in 1921 from the Politecnico di Milano University. Also in 1921, he married Giulia Vimercati; they eventually would have four children and eight grandchildren.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Gio Ponti."
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