It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 551 hands is 0.02319024 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 43.121590 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 one-forty-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 551 hands is 0.02258 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 44.290 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 45 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.021 times 551 hands.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 12 hands. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 50 times 551 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 50 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.02 times 551 hands.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 11 hands. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about 60 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 551 hands is 62 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.016 times that amount.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 9 hands. Thumb stopped growing at 6.30 hands when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 70 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, 551 hands is 69 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.014 times that amount.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 8 hands. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.