# Is 0.000000110 times the speed of light as fast as Secretariat?

It's about twice as fast as Secretariat

The speed of Secretariat is about 0.0000000560 times the speed of light.

(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 0.0000000560 times the speed of light in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.

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