It's about three-fifths as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 232.90 rods is 0.6128947 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1.631602 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 380 rods. 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 three-fifths as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 232.90 rods is 0.58225 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 1.71748 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 400 rods. 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 one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 232.90 rods is 1.9 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 0.53 times that amount.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 120 rods to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about half as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 232.90 rods is 0.5222 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 1.915 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 446 rods 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 half as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 232.90 rods is 0.4852083 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 2.06097 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 480 rods. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 15.0303 rods
It's about half as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 232.90 rods is 0.4725 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 2.116 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 492.90 rods in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 18.180 rods and 24.180 rods) in the world, having a height of 19.290 rods.
It's about two times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 232.90 rods is 2.1168 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.47241 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 110.02 rods tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.