It's about as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 1.013 times 486.46 rods.(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 492.9 rods in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 18.18 rods and 24.18 rods) in the world, having a height of 19.29 rods.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 486.46 rods is 1.013458 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.9867207 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 480 rods. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 15.0303 rods
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 486.46 rods is 1.091 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.9166 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 446 rods 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-and-one-fifth times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 486.46 rods is 1.21615 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.822267 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 400 rods. 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 four-fifths as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 1 times 486.46 rods.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 600 rods. 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 one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 486.46 rods is 1.280158 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.7811536 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 380 rods. 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 three-fifths as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 486.46 rods is 0.63 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 1.6 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)