It's about two-fifths as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 857 meters is 0.44843380 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 2.2299840 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 1,911.096 meters. 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 two times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 857 meters is 2.24930 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.444580 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 381.01 m to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about two-fifths as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 857 meters is 0.4260120 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 2.347350 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2,011.680 meters. 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 two-fifths as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 857 meters is 0.38210 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 2.6170 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2,243 m 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-and-a-half times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 857 meters is 2.650 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.3770 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 324 m tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 37 m or less.
It's about one-third as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 857 meters is 0.35501010 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 2.8168210 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2,414.016 meters. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 75.59040 meters
It's about one-third as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 857 meters is 0.34570 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 2.8930 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 2,479 m in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 91.440 meters and 121.60 meters) in the world, having a height of 97 m.