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180 yards per minute is about one-fifth as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, it's 0.1630 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 6.130 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 1,100 yards per minute in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
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