The LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings
for 3yos and upwards which raced between
1st January 2021 - 7th November 2021
(The next edition will be released on 11th November 2021)

Ranking Rating Cat Surface Horse YOF Sex Owner Trainer Trained
1 128 I D Knicks Go (USA) 2016 H Korea Racing Authority Brad Cox USA
2 127 L T Adayar (IRE) 2018 C Godolphin Charlie Appleby GB
2 127 I T Mishriff (IRE) 2017 C Prince A. A. Faisal John & Thady Gosden GB
2 127 I T St Mark's Basilica (FR) 2018 C D. Smith, Mrs J. Magnier & M. Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE
5 125 M T Palace Pier (GB) 2017 C Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum John & Thady Gosden GB
5 125 L T Torquator Tasso (GER) 2017 C Gestute Auenquelle Marcel Weiss GER
7 124 M T Baaeed (GB) 2018 C Shadwell Estate Company Ltd William Haggas GB
7 124 S T Nature Strip (AUS) 2014 G R. A. E. Lyons, P. D. Harrison et al Chris Waller AUS
9 123 I T Efforia (JPN) 2018 C Carrot Farm Co Ltd Yuichi Shikato JPN
9 123 L T Hurricane Lane (IRE) 2018 C Godolphin Charlie Appleby GB
9 123 M D Life Is Good (USA) 2018 C CHC Inc & WinStar Farm LLC Todd Pletcher USA
9 123 M I D Medina Spirit (USA) 2018 C Zedan Racing Stables Inc Bob Baffert USA
9 123 I T Sealiway (FR) 2018 C Le Haras de La Gousserie Cedric Rossi FR
14 122 I T Domestic Spending (GB) 2017 G Klaravich Stables Inc Chad Brown USA
14 122 I L D Essential Quality (USA) 2018 C Godolphin Racing LLC Brad Cox USA
14 122 L T Incentivise (AUS) 2016 G Windemere Stud Pty Ltd, Yes Bloodstock et al Peter Moody AUS
14 122 S T Masked Crusader (AUS) 2016 G R & C Legh Racing Syndicate, Gilgai Farm et al Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes AUS
14 122 I D Mystic Guide (USA) 2017 C Godolphin Michael Stidham USA
14 122 M I T Poetic Flare (IRE) 2018 C Mrs J. S. Bolger Jim Bolger IRE
14 122 E T Subjectivist (GB) 2017 C Dr J. Walker Mark Johnston GB
14 122 E T Verry Elleegant (NZ) 2015 M Jomara Bloodstock Ltd, Ellee Syndicate et al Chris Waller AUS
22 121 I T Addeybb (IRE) 2014 G Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum William Haggas GB
22 121 I T Contrail (JPN) 2017 C Shinji Maeda Yoshito Yahagi JPN
22 121 I T Dubai Honour (IRE) 2018 G Mohamed Obaida William Haggas GB
22 121 S T Eduardo (AUS) 2013 G J. J. W. Pride, N. Cresci et al Joseph Pride AUS
22 121 M T Gran Alegria (JPN) 2016 M Sunday Racing Co Ltd Kazuo Fujisawa JPN
22 121 M D Hot Rod Charlie (USA) 2018 C Roadrunner Racing, Boat Racing LLC et al Doug O'Neill USA
22 121 L T Pyledriver (GB) 2017 C La Pyle Partnership William Muir & Chris Grassick GB
29 120 L T Al Aasy (IRE) 2017 C Shadwell Estate Company Ltd William Haggas GB
29 120 M D Charlatan (USA) 2017 C SF Racing LLC, Starlight Racing et al Bob Baffert USA
29 120 L T Chrono Genesis (JPN) 2016 M Sunday Racing Co Ltd Takashi Saito JPN
29 120 M T Exultant (IRE) (ex Irishcorrespondent) 2014 G Eddie Wong Ming Chak & Wong Leung Sau Hing Tony Cruz HK
29 120 I T Glory Vase (JPN) 2015 H Silk Racing Co Ltd Tomohito Ozeki JPN
29 120 M T Golden Sixty (AUS) 2015 G Stanley Chan Ka Leung Francis Lui HK
29 120 S D Jackie's Warrior (USA) 2018 C J. Kirk Robison Steven Asmussen USA
29 120 M T Lord North (IRE) 2016 G HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Mohammed Racing John Gosden GB
29 120 M D Mandaloun (USA) 2018 C Juddmonte Farms Inc Brad Cox USA
29 120 I D Midnight Bourbon (USA) 2018 C Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC Steven Asmussen USA
29 120 M D Monomoy Girl (USA) 2015 M My Racehorse Stable, Spendthrift Farm LLC & Madaket Stables Brad Cox USA
29 120 I T Rainbow Bridge (SAF) 2014 G Mr & Mrs M. L. P. Rattray Eric Sands SAF
29 120 L T Shahryar (JPN) 2018 C Sunday Racing Co Ltd Hideaki Fujiwara JPN
29 120 I T Skalleti (FR) 2015 G Jean-Claude Seroul Jerome Reynier FR
29 120 L T Snowfall (JPN) 2018 F D. Smith, Mrs J. Magnier & M. Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE
29 120 S T Starman (GB) 2017 C David Ward Ed Walker GB
29 120 I T State of Rest (IRE) 2018 C Teme Valley Racing Joseph O'Brien IRE
29 120 S T Suesa (IRE) 2018 F George Strawbridge Francois Rohaut FR
29 120 I L T Tarnawa (IRE) 2016 M H.H. Aga Khan Dermot Weld IRE
29 120 E T Trueshan (FR) 2016 G Singula Partnership Alan King GB
29 120 L T Yibir (GB) 2018 G Godolphin Charlie Appleby GB
29 120 M 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