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How long is 9.50 furlongs?

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It's about 150 times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.0067 times 9.50 furlongs.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 0.065 furlongs. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about 150 times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.0059 times 9.50 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 0.055 furlongs tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about 250 times as long as a London bus
In other words, 9.50 furlongs is 228 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.00439 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.0417 furlongs in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Grand Canyon
In other words, 9.50 furlongs is 0.00428 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 234 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 2,220 furlongs along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 5.470 furlongs above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 300 times as tall as a Giraffe
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.003 times 9.50 furlongs.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 0.03 furlongs tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about 450 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 9.50 furlongs is 468.50 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.002134 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.02028 furlongs. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as long as The Rhine
In other words, 9.50 furlongs is 0.00145 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 690 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 6,560 furlongs in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.