The LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings
for 3yos and upwards which raced between
1st January 2021 - 4th July 2021
(The next edition will be released on 12th August 2021)

Ranking Rating Cat Surface Horse YOF Sex Owner Trainer Trained
1 127 I T St Mark's Basilica (FR) 2018 C D. Smith, Mrs J. Magnier & M. Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE
2 125 M T Palace Pier (GB) 2017 C Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum John & Thady Gosden GB
3 123 S T Nature Strip (AUS) 2014 G R. A. E. Lyons, P. D. Harrison et al Chris Waller AUS
4 122 I T Domestic Spending (GB) 2017 G Klaravich Stables Inc Chad Brown USA
4 122 M,L D/T Mishriff (IRE) 2017 C Prince A. A. Faisal John Gosden GB
4 122 I D Mystic Guide (USA) 2017 C Godolphin Michael Stidham USA
4 122 M T Poetic Flare (IRE) 2018 C Mrs J. S. Bolger Jim Bolger IRE
4 122 E T Subjectivist (GB) 2017 C Dr J. Walker Mark Johnston GB
9 121 L T Adayar (IRE) 2018 C Godolphin Charlie Appleby GB
9 121 I T Addeybb (IRE) 2014 G Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum William Haggas GB
9 121 S T Eduardo (AUS) 2013 G J. J. W. Pride, N. Cresci et al Joseph Pride AUS
9 121 L D Essential Quality (USA) 2018 C Godolphin Racing LLC Brad Cox USA
9 121 M T Gran Alegria (JPN) 2016 M Sunday Racing Co Ltd Kazuo Fujisawa JPN
9 121 L T Pyledriver (GB) 2017 C La Pyle Partnership William Muir & Chris Grassick GB
15 120 L T Al Aasy (IRE) 2017 C Shadwell Estate Company Ltd William Haggas GB
15 120 M D Charlatan (USA) 2017 C SF Racing LLC, Starlight Racing et al Bob Baffert USA
15 120 L T Chrono Genesis (JPN) 2016 M Sunday Racing Co Ltd Takashi Saito JPN
15 120 I T Efforia (JPN) 2018 C U Carrot Farm Yuichi Shikato JPN
15 120 M T Exultant (IRE) (ex Irishcorrespondent) 2014 G Eddie Wong Ming Chak & Wong Leung Sau Hing Tony Cruz HK
15 120 I T Glory Vase (JPN) 2015 H Silk Racing Co Ltd Tomohito Ozeki JPN
15 120 M T Golden Sixty (AUS) 2015 G Stanley Chan Ka Leung Francis Lui HK
15 120 L T Hurricane Lane (IRE) 2018 C Godolphin Charlie Appleby GB
15 120 M D Life Is Good (USA) 2018 C CHC Inc & WinStar Farm LLC Bob Baffert USA
15 120 M T Lord North (IRE) 2016 G HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Mohammed Racing John Gosden GB
15 120 M D Monomoy Girl (USA) 2015 M My Racehorse Stable, Spendthrift Farm LLC & Madaket Stables Brad Cox USA
15 120 L T Shahryar (JPN) 2018 C Sunday Racing Co Ltd Hideaki Fujiwara JPN
15 120 I T Skalleti (FR) 2015 G Jean-Claude Seroul Jerome Reynier FR
15 120 L T Snowfall (JPN) 2018 F D. Smith, Mrs J. Magnier & M. Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE
15 120 I T Zaaki (GB) 2015 G C. E. Holt, P. J. Prendergast et al Annabel Neasham AUS

    
   
Distance Categories
S  
5f - 6.5f  : 1000m - 1300m
S (CAN/USA)  
5f - 7.99f : 1000m - 1599m
M  
6.51f - 9.49f   : 1301m - 1899m
M (CAN/USA)  
8f - 9.49f   : 1600m - 1899m
I  
9.5f - 10.5f : 1900m - 2100m
L  
10.51f - 13.5f   : 2101m - 2700m
E  
13.51f+ : 2701m+
 
   
Surface Indicators
T   Turf
D    Dirt
A    Artificial
A/T    Artificial & Turf
D/T    Dirt & Turf
A/D    Artificial & Dirt
A/D/T    Artificial, Dirt  & Turf
 
 
Gender
C Colt
H Horse
F Filly
M Mare
G Gelding