It's about as long as The Kentucky Derby.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 19,800 hands. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 19,800 hands is 1.052632 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.94999960 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 18,810 hands. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 19,800 hands is 0.89690 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 1.1150 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 22,080 hands in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about four-fifths as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 19,800 hands is 0.83333330 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 1.20 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 23,760 hands. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 744 hands
It's about four-fifths as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 19,800 hands is 0.81150 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 1.2320 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 24,400 hands in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 900 hands and 1,197 hands) in the world, having a height of 954.70 hands.
It's about seven-tenths as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 1 times 19,800 hands.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 30,000 hands. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about half as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 19,800 hands is 0.520 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 1.90 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 38,000 hands. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.