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These rankings are compiled by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) and are based on the performances of horses in elite races

  • 1st128 pt
    Knicks Go US
  • 2nd127 pt
    Adayar GB
  • 2nd127 pt
    Mishriff GB
  • 2nd127 pt
    St Mark's Basilica IR
  • 5th125 pt
    Palace Pier GB
  • 5th125 pt
    Torquator Tasso GE
  • 7th124 pt
    Baaeed GB
  • 7th124 pt
    Nature Strip AU
  • 9th123 pt
    Efforia JP
  • 9th123 pt
    Hurricane Lane GB
  • 9th123 pt
    Life Is Good US
  • 9th123 pt
    Medina Spirit US
  • 9th123 pt
    Sealiway FR
  • 2nd72 pt
    Jim Crowley
  • 4th46 pt
    Lanfranco Dettori GB
  • 5th42 pt
    Irad Ortiz, Jr. US
  • 6th40 pt
    Christophe Soumillon FR
  • 6th40 pt
    Flavien Prat
  • 6th40 pt
    James Doyle GB
  • 6th40 pt
    Joel Rosario US
  • 10th38 pt
    William Buick GB

Longines Horse Racing
and Jockey Rankings

Horseracing is at the heart of Longines’ involvement in the world of equestrian sports. The Swiss watchmaker is the Official Partner and Official Watch of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). As such, Longines is proud to present the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, as well as the Longines World’s Best Jockey Rankings.

As early as 1878, Longines manufactured a chronograph engraved with a jockey and his mount. Very popular among jockeys and horse enthusiasts, this timepiece was already used at the racetracks as soon as 1881 to accurately time the performances of both riders and horses.

The Longines rankings take into account various parameters, among which the level of the races, the distance as well as the surface on which the races are run. These criteria have been defined by a panel of experts. Each year, Longines rewards the racehorses and the jockey with the best overall rankings during a ceremony attended by all the professionals of the field.