It's about two-fifths as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 0.4034450 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 2.4786530 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 1.306250 hanks. 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 two-fifths as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 0.3832730 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 2.609110 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.3750 hanks. 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 two-and-a-half times as long as The QE2
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 2.620 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.3820 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 0.2010 hanks. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 6,560,000 hanks, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-third as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 0.34370 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 2.910 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1.5330 hanks 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 one-third as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 0.31939390 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 3.130930 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 1.650 hanks. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.05166667 hanks
It's about three-tenths as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 0.3110 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 3.2150 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 1.6940 hanks in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.0625 hanks and 0.08313 hanks) in the world, having a height of 0.0663 hanks.
It's about three-tenths as long as The National Mall
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 3 times 0.5270 hanks.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 2 hanks. 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.