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26.60 ropes is about one-tenth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, it's 0.08484848 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 11.785710 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 313.50 ropes. 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.
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