What is the fastest a horse has ever ran?



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    The world record for horses is held by Secretariat, who won the 1973 Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths, with a time of 2:24 for the 1.5 mile race.  That’s an average of about 36 mph. 

    The American Quarterhorse breed is rumored to be able reach speeds of 55 mph when sprinting.

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    A couple of the fastest horses include thoroubred race horses Secretariat and Seabiscuit. According to calculations made on http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2000/AndrewSigal.shtml, the fastest horses can–thoroughbreds–can have an average velocity of “17 m/s which is roughly 38 miles per hour.”

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