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How fast is 33,000 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about one-third as fast as Secretariat
In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.3270 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 3.06 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 101,000 furlongs per fortnight in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
It's about three-tenths as fast as a Gazelle
In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 3 times 33,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 100,000 furlongs per fortnight. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi).
It's about three-tenths as fast as a Hare
In other words, the speed of a Hare is 3 times 33,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 100,000 furlongs per fortnight. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern.
It's about one-fourth as fast as a Greyhound
In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.2730 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 3.660 times that amount.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 121,000 furlongs per fortnight. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds.
It's about four times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 4.20 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.240 times that amount.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 7,800 furlongs per fortnight. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 8,500 furlongs per fortnight
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.180 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 5.60 times that amount.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 180,000 furlongs per fortnight. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906.
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Cheetah
In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.17880 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 5.5930 times that amount.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 184,600 furlongs per fortnight in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds.