n.1.One of a body of native Algerian tirailleurs in the French army, dressed as a Turk.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Also on Saturday in Laoac town in Pangasinan, a 4-year-old girl from Baguio City died shortly after she was retrieved from a swimming pool in a resort in Barangay Turko.
About over Rs 4.7 million had been spent on 11 KV Ghazi pur feeder of MEPCO Multan circle area, Rs about 13 million on 11 KV Turko feeder in DG Khan, 8.5 million 11 KV roadI feeder and Rs 21.7 million on 11 KV Sardar Jhandeer feeder in Vehari circle during Jan2015.
4 Jonathan Turko, of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, made it happen on this rutting monarch.
The 2-1 favourite The Listener, trained by Robert and Sally Alner, prevailed and Turko (Paul Nicholls) filled the runner-up spot.
TODAY'S TIPS AINTREE: 5.20 Aneyeforaneye, 5.55 One Term, 6.30 Lidar, 7.05 Clerk's Choice, 7.40 Turko, 8.15 Lets Get Serious, 8.50 Best Director.
The 10-year-old lost his form towards the end of last season, but finds life easier in this sphere and a repeat of his second to Turko at Newbury last time should be good enough.
The horses he has withdrawn are Star De Mohaison, Opera Mundi, Dear Villez, Ornais, Leading Attraction, My Will and Turko.
The champion trainer could also run Ryanair Chase third Turko, (11st 4lb), Nozic, (11st 3lb), and Predateur, (9st 13lb), while his ante-post favourite Silverburn is set to carry 10st 7lb.
Owner Andy Stewart believes Turko will prove a major player in the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby tomorrow as he prepares to have his first run since falling in the Grand National at Aintree back in April.
25th fence: Turko (fell), Knowhere (fell), Simon (unseated)
Mr Pointment will be ridden by Sam Thomas, who is out to complete the Gold Cup/Grand National double following his success at Cheltenham on Denman, while Richard Johnson rides Turko.
Nicholls hoped to convince Walsh to ride Turko but the Irish rider is remaining loyal to Hedgehunter.