It's about half as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 0.4861110 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 2.05714 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 79,200 inches. 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 times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 2.1640 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.46210 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 17,790 inches to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 4,528 inches deep.
It's about two-fifths as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 38,500 inches is 0.4360 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 2.2940 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 88,310 inches 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 two-fifths as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 0.40509260 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 2.4685710 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 95,040 inches. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 2,976 inches
It's about two-fifths as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 0.39450 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 2.5350 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 97,600 inches in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 3,600 inches and 4,788 inches) in the world, having a height of 3,819 inches.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 2.56660 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.389620 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 15,000 inches to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about three times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 38,500 inches is 3.02 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.3310 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 12,800 inches tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 1,460 inches or less.