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12 furlongs is about one-and-one-fifth times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.8333330 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 10 furlongs. 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
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