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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
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  • 1st130
    Winx aus
  • 2nd129
    Gun Runner usa
  • 3rd125
    Cracksman gb
  • 3rd125
    Poet's Word gb
  • 5th124
    Justify usa
  • 5th124
    West Coast usa
  • 7th123
    Trapeze Artist aus
  • 7th123
    Thunder Snow gb
  • 7th123
    Happy Clapper aus
  • 7th123
    Benbatl gb
  • 1st70
    Ryan Moore GB
  • 2nd64
    Lanfranco Dettori GB
  • 3rd56
    William Buick GB
  • 3rd56
    Hugh Bowman AUS
  • 5th48
    Zac Purton HK
  • 6th38
    Oisin Murphy empty
  • 7th36
    Donnacha O'Brien empty
  • 8th30
    Joao Moreira HK
  • 8th30
    Blake Aaron Shinn empty
  • 8th30
    Craig Williams empty
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.