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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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Emeli Sandwinner was upset by Brits snub but award miling again after Coldplay's is sm tour invite Exclusive EMELI Sand got an official apology from Brit awards chiefs last night - and an invite to tour the States with Best British Group winners Coldplay.
CANFORD Cliffs arrived at Royal Ascot with a score to settle and left at the top of the podium in the three-year-old miling division after proving his worth in the St James's Palace Stakes.
Bell has another useful miling juvenile in the four-time scorer and recent Gran Criterium fourth Merchant, but said that the pair are quite different at home.
Several design iterations of the miling fixture were then evaluated using the computer model to maximize the fixture's stiffness.
The proposal includes a continuation of access to all Tier 1 and Tier 2 rail lines with CPI increase, with the agreement including the Miling Line.
O'Brien is going to throw quite a few of Henrythenavigator's sons at Dawn Approach on May 4, but that tells me O'Brien can't be sure which of his three-year-old miling colts is the best at this stage and he's going to Newmarket more in hope than expectation.
50) is fancied to continue the French domination of the three-year-old miling division by landing the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday.
The racing gets under way on Tuesday when the cream of the miling ranks will be lining up in the St James's Palace Stakes and Queen Anne Stakes.
Victory in the Group One contest would see him back at the top of the miling tree but with the likes of Librettist, Araafa and Court Masterpiece all likely to be in opposition, a thrilling battle is on the cards and the title of 'champion miler' awaits the victor.
But what he did was a truly monumental achievement, a miling milestone.
The aggression of Radcliffe's running continued over the final part of the race, where only a steep climb between the 10 and 11 mile sector saw her slowed to over five-minute miling.
Dominic Gardiner-Hill, who is responsible for the miling division, revealed another surprising nugget when he said: "The best three-year-old performance over a mile all year came from Camelot in the Guineas.