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2,479 meters is about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, it's 1.2971610 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.77091430 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.
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