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40,000 furlongs per fortnight is about two-fifths as fast as Secretariat
In other words, it's 0.3960 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 2.530 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.
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