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furlong:

see English units of measurementEnglish units of measurement,
principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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furlong

[′fər‚lȯŋ]
(mechanics)
A unit of length, equal to ⅛ mile, 660 feet, or 201.168 meters.

furlong

a unit of length equal to 220 yards (201.168 metres)
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McEvilly equalised on the halfhour mark, leaping high above the keeper to powerfully head home a tremendous cross from Furlong.
The $10,000 Grand Prize goes to the author of the business plan that has the highest potential for success in the 50+ market," says Mary Furlong.
But Mr Furlong, who was 39, had an impressive boxing pedigree having been coached by his dad Brin, and fought back.
The tables (right) show the strike-rates and profit-loss figures to pounds 1 levels of horses from various stall positions in races run over five, six and seven furlongs at the track since 2001.
Furlong says, 91 percent of the net assets are in the hands of baby boomers, the youngest of whom are now 40 years of age.
Mr Lloyd told how blood found at the pub revealed how Mr Furlong had initially been injured as he sat on the stool, but showed how most of the wounds were caused in the foyer, where there was a large pool of blood.
An all-the-way winner of a minor event at Warwick on his reappearance 12 days earlier, the 2004 Doncaster Champagne Stakes victor pulled his way to the front under Richard Hills after two furlongs this time.
Eagle-eyed viewers recognised fugitive Furlong when he was plucked from the studio audience to compete for and win the stgEUR100,000 jackpot in March.
45pm with the Charlecote National Hunt Novices Hurdle over two miles and four furlongs.
Mr Furlong also left behind two sons Michael, now 15, and Eugene Jnr, 23, and four brothers.
Taken to the front after two furlongs by Darryll Holland, the six-year-old travelled well thereafter and had only to be kept up to his work to score by a length and a half from Obe Bold.
With Got Koko not in the lineup Saturday, Spring Meadow took advantage of a perfect ride by jockey Corey Nakatani to win the $135,500 Las Flores Handicap by a diminishing neck over the fast closing Brisquette in 1:10 1/5 for the 6 furlongs.