Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

The table below illustrates the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings on the Flat from 2005 onwards.

Each year shows the top rated performer in each distance category.

YEAR RATING SPRINT
2015 125 Able Friend (Aus)
2014 123 Lankan Rupee (Aus)
2013 130 Black Caviar (Aus)
2012 130 Black Caviar (Aus)
2011 132 Black Caviar (Aus)
2010 123 Black Caviar (Aus)
2009 122 Sacred Kingdom (Aus)
Scenic Blast (Aus)
2008 123 Midnight Lute (USA)
Sacred Kingdom (Aus)
2007 121 Midnight Lute (USA)
2006 120 Henny Hughes (USA)
Takeover Target (Aus)
Thor’s Echo (USA)
2005 123 Silent Witness (Aus)
YEAR RATING MILE
2015 131 American Pharoah (USA)
2014 130 Just A Way (JPN)
2013 129 Wise Dan (USA)
2012 140 Frankel (GB)
2011 136 Frankel (GB)
2010 128 Makfi (GB)
Quality Road (USA)
2009 130 Goldikova (Fr)
2008 130 Curlin (USA)
2007 125 Admire Moon (Jpn)
2006 128 Discreet Cat (USA)
2005 128 Ghostzapper (USA)
YEAR RATING INTERMEDIATE
2015 134 American Pharoah (USA)
2014 127 Australia (GB)
2013 125 Animal Kingdom (USA)
Mucho Mucho Man (USA)
2012 140 Frankel (GB)
2011 128 Cirrus Des Aigles (Fr)
2010 129 Blame (USA)
2009 136 Sea The Stars (Ire)
2008 130 New Approach (Ire)
Curlin (USA)
2007 131 Manduro (Ger)
2006 129 Invasor (Arg)
2005 125 Saint Liam (USA)
YEAR RATING LONG
2015 130 Golden Horn (GB)
2014 129 Epiphaneia (JPN)
2013 130 Treve (Fr)
2012 127 Orfevre (Jpn)
2011 128 Cirrus Des Aigles (Fr)
Danedream (Ger)
2010 135 Harbinger (GB)
2009 131 Sea The Stars
2008 128 Zarkava (Ire)
2007 129 Authorized (Ire)
Curlin (USA)
Dylan Thomas (Ire)
2006 127 Deep Impact (Jpn)
2005 130 Hurricane Run (Ire)
YEAR RATING EXTENDED
2015 120 Criterion (NZ)
2014 120 Gold Ship (JPN)
2013 121 Fenomeno (Jpn)
2012 120 Encke (USA)
2011 123 Americain (USA)
2010 122 So You Think (NZ)
2009 122 Yeats (Ire)
2008 122 Conduit (Ire)
Septimus (Ire)
Yeats (Ire)
2007 122 Septimus (Ire)
2006 123 Deep Impact (Jpn)
2005 118 Deep Impact (Jpn)
Westerner (GB)