It's about four-fifths as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 258 ropes is 0.82296650 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1.2151160 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 313.50 ropes. 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 four-fifths as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 258 ropes is 0.7818180 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 1.279070 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 330 ropes. 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 seven-tenths as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 258 ropes is 0.70120 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 1.4260 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 367.90 ropes 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-thirds as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 258 ropes is 0.65151520 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 1.5348840 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 396 ropes. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 12.40 ropes
It's about two-thirds as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 258 ropes is 0.63440 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 1.5760 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 406.70 ropes in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 15 ropes and 19.950 ropes) in the world, having a height of 15.910 ropes.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 258 ropes is 1.610 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.6210 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 161 ropes. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-two-thirds times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, the height of Tugela Falls is 0.6020 times 258 ropes.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 156 ropes in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.