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How long is 0.0085 furlongs?

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It's about one-one-thousandth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 0.0008947368 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1,117.6470 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 9.5 furlongs. 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 one-one-thousandth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 0.00085 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 1,176.470 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 10 furlongs. 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-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 0.0007623 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 1,312 times that amount.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 11.150 furlongs 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 1,500 times as long as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 1,370 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00073 times that amount.
(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.000006210 furlongs. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 0.0751 furlongs in height.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 0.0007083333 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 1,411.7650 times that amount.
(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 12 furlongs. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.37575760 furlongs
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 0.0085 furlongs is 0.0006898 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 1,450 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 12.320 furlongs in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.45450 furlongs and 0.60450 furlongs) in the world, having a height of 0.48220 furlongs.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 2,000 times 0.0085 furlongs.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 10 furlongs. 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.