a.1.Of or pertaining to three miles; as, the three-mile limit, or the limit of the marine belt (the three-mile belt or three-mile zone) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Paisley Park has been all the rage ahead of the three-mile event and certainly merits the highest respect after going unbeaten so far this term - but Supasundae might just be the one to throw a spanner in the works.
Tom Nelson won the three-mile event, Amy Compton the two-mile junior trophy, while Steven Grist and Ellie Moore were among the medals.
But Tizzard is adamant his "horse of a lifetime", a best-priced 6-1 for steeplechasing's blue-ribbon event, will not want for staying power as he tackles the uphill finish of the Gold Cup's three-mile, two-and-a-half-furlong trip.
TANTAMOUNT (4.00) is our representative in the three-mile handicap hurdle.
Cedar Realty added that the shopping centre is part of a solid trade area with median three-mile household incomes of USD 43,000 and a three-mile population of 377,000.
DOZENS of angry parents will join their children on a three-mile walk to protest against a decision by Gwynedd Council to axe school buses in Bangor this morning The walk from Maesgeirchen to Ysgol Friars takes place three days before councillors are to meet with Gwynedd officers and education cabinet member Gareth Thomas.
The potential Festival target of Willie Mullins' unbeaten mare has been the subject of much debate in recent weeks, with the Champion Hurdle over two miles, the OLBG Mares' Hurdle over two and a half and the three-mile World Hurdle all considered.
Little Josh, who needs to be placed in a three-mile chase to qualify for the John Smith's Grand National in April, is a likely Denman Chase runner, while the highly regarded Mail De Bievre, who has yet to make his British debut for Tom George, also features among the nine entries.
Cost of registration varies from pounds 2.50 for the three-mile walk to pounds 7.50 for the 21-mile walk.
"She'll be entered in the three-mile race as well as the Champion Hurdle that she ran so well in last year, said Mullins.
Paddy Power were impressed enough to make Punchestowns their outright 7-2 favourite for the three-mile RSA Chase, with Victor Chandler going 4-1 (from 7-1) and Coral making him their 5-1 joint-favourite alongside Mikael D'Haguenet.
Aggressive c-stores that go after sales by working the critical three-mile business radius surrounding their stores will not only survive in the short term, but will prosper when the economy turns positive - and it will.