No. The quarter horse is the fastest horse in a quarter mile, but it the Thoroughbred is considered the fastest horse hands-down.
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The Quarter Horse is fastest for sprints. They race a quarter-mile. Thoroughbreds are fastest for anything longer than that. Arabians are best for endurance. The fastest mile for a horse was around 1 minute, 35 seconds. This record was set by the TB racehorse Salvador.
The quarter horse is the fastest horse over the quarter of a mile, but the thoroughbred is faster over larger distances.
The Quarter horse is the fastest at a quarter mile (hence the name), but any horse can run a 1/4 mile relatively quickly.
Quarter horses are the fastest horse to run a quarter mile.
The fastest horse ever recorded was Big Racked, who reached 43.26 MPH in a quarter mile race in Mexico City, Mexico.
The Quarter Horse is supposed to be the fastest horse over a quarter of a mile hence the name quarter horse
It depends on the distance they are running. Thoroughbreds are the fastest at long distances; Quarter Horses are the fastest at running a quarter of a mile.
There are three answers to this one as it'll depend on the distance being travelled. For sprinting a quarted mile or less the Quarter horse is fastest. For a half mile to about four miles the Thoroughbred is the fastest. Anything over five miles and the Akhal-Teke or Arabian will be the fastest.
The Quarter Horse got its name because it was the fastest horse to run a 1/4 of a mile.
The American Quarter Horse is the fastest horse for 1/4 mile and can reach speeds of 40 to 45 mph.
Quarter horses are the fastest horse over short distances. They are able to run a quarter of a mile faster than any horse. However, thoroughbreds are the fastest horses over long distances.
compare current harness racing mile time record against that of the trotter greyhound?
Yes they are at long distances (derby) But quarter horses are the fastest horses at 1/4 mile sprints.
for 1/4 of a mile that would be a Quarter horse for a short derby a thorough-bred :)
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The Quarter Horse is the fastest horse in the world for short distances, 1/4 mile, more or less. That's why they are called quarter horses.
The Quarter Horse is the fastest horse in the world, for a quarter of a mile. The Thoroughbred, most often used in horse racing, has more endurance for an entire mile, but still cannot beat the Quarter Horse in a quarter-of-a-mile race. Hence the name 'Quarter Horse'. This is exactly what you want in a horse when you are working cattle - short bursts of extraordinary speed.
2:40 ran by an Indian in a horse race. See the book Farmer Boy.
The thoroughbred is the fastest horse in the world. They can maintain a speed of 42 miles per hour for more than one mile.
the fastest 10 mile run is 44.24 minutes
It depends on the horse, typically the quarter horse is the fastest horse alive.
Secretariat was the fastest race horse ever.