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Thread #86906 Message #1623340
Posted By: GUEST,larrybethf
08-Dec-05 - 09:50 PM
Thread Name: Jingle Bells: What means 240 as his speed
Subject: RE: Jingle Bells: What means240 as his speed
Standardbred Horses were the first to break the mile in three minutes. Two Forty, meant that the horse ran 16 miles an hour, which was very fast...one mile in two minutes, forty seconds. Now horses have been bred to run One Eighty!