Fastest horse racing time over 5 furlongs
Stone of Folca
United Kingdom (Epsom)
The fastest racehorse over 5 furlongs (0.625 miles) is Stone of Folca (UK, b. 6 May 2008) ridden by Luke Morris and trained by John Best (both UK) who won the Epsom Dash in a time of 53.69 secs at the Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey, UK on the 2 June 2012. Stone of Folca had a starting price of 50/1 - this is the fastest time ever recorded in Britain since electronic timing began. Stone of Folca broke the previous record of Spark chief on 30 August 1983 by just 0.01 secs.