It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 665 hands is 0.0353535 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 28.28571 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 18,810 hands. 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 thirty times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, 665 hands is 29 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.03 times that amount.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 23 hands. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 665 hands is 0.033586 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 29.7744 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 19,800 hands. 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 thirty times as tall as André the Giant
In other words, 665 hands is 31 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.03 times that amount.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 22 hands tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 21 hands and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about thirty times as tall as Shaq
In other words, 665 hands is 31 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.03 times that amount.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 22 hands tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 665 hands is 0.0301 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 33.2 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 22,080 hands 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 thirty times as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 665 hands is 33.25 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.0301 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 20 hands from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.