Fersah

Fersah

A Turkish measure of length approximately equivalent to 5.7 kilometers. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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William Haggas, trainer of Fersah "She has it to do on official figures but she's going the right way.
Other contenders include Michael Stoute's Height of Fashion Stakes winner Elik, Jane Cecil's Riposte and Fersah from the in-form stable of William Haggas.