Al-Mithqaal

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Al-Mithqaal

In Islamic law, a measure of weight used in the sale of commodities. One mithqaal is equivalent to four and a half grams.
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THERE was no perfect finish when the curtain came down for a second and final time on the distinguished training career of Barry Hills, as outsider Mithqaal beat only two rivals in the 7f maiden won by Estidraak.
Paul Hanagan, who rode sevenlength winner Estidraak, said: "I could have ridden Mithqaal, but the one I really wanted to win for Barry was Massaat.
It is said that Zubaida spent 1,700,000 mithqaal on this project which is equal to 5,950 kg of pure gold costing billions of dollars today.
KEMPTON TODAY BARRY HILLS'S second spell with a training licence is set to come to an end after tonight's meeting at Kempton where the two-year-old Mithqaal will be his final runner, writes Jon Lees.