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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(7) Elestirel ekol bu yeni emperyalizm turunun sinirlari ve derinligi acisindan onceki Bati kolonyalizmi/emperyalizminin fersah fersah otesinde oldugunu iddia etmektedir.
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.
William Haggas, trainer of Fersah "She has it to do on official figures but she's going the right way." David Brown, trainer of Hollowina "She's a real nice filly who wants a mile-and-a-half gallop to show her best."
LEICESTER: 2.25 Secondo, 3.00 Sutton Sid, 3.35 Rock Song, 4.05 School Fees, 4.40 Luckys Connoisseur, 5.10 Fersah, 5.40 Ice Tres.