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The latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings

The official listing of the world’s best racehorses (For 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January and 8th May 2022)

Three equally rated horses from across the globe have joined the Top 5 in the third edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2022.

 
LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings
 
Leading Horses
 
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Horse Rating Trained  
LIFE IS GOOD (USA) 124 USA  
NATURE STRIP (AUS) 124 AUS  
SPEAKER’S CORNER (USA) 123 USA  
GOLDEN SIXTY (AUS) 122 HK  
COROEBUS (IRE) 121 GB  
COUNTRY GRAMMER (USA) 121 USA  
GOLDEN PAL (USA) 121 USA  
JACKIE’S WARRIOR (USA) 121 USA  
TITLEHOLDER (JPN) 121 JPN  

 

COROEBUS (IRE) [121], JACKIE’S WARRIOR (USA) [121], and TITLEHOLDER (JPN) [121] all posted impressive performances in the past month and are now co-fifth along with previously ranked COUNTRY GRAMMER (USA) [121] and GOLDEN PAL (USA) [121].

In his first start of the season, Coroebus defeated his stablemate NATIVE TRAIL (GB) [119] by three-quarters of a length in the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes (G1) in England. 

In North America, Jackie’s Warrior powered to a four-length victory in the Churchill Downs Stakes presented by Ford (G1) on Kentucky Derby Day. He came into the race off a win in the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) in April. 

Meanwhile, in Japan, Titleholder pulled away by seven lengths en route to his score in the Tenno Sho (Spring) (G1). He began his season with a win in the Nikkei Sho (G2) in March.

Other newcomers to this month’s rankings include GEOGLYPH (JPN) [119] and RICH STRIKE (USA) [119]. Geoglyph took the Satsuki Sho (G1) by one length to earn his rating, while Rich Strike sprung an upset in the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), which he won by three-quarters of a length. 

Titleholder (JPN), picture Japan Racing Association

 

 

      
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