Thursday, October 05, 2017Contact: Andrew Chesser
The LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings (for 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January 2017 and 1st October 2017)

As the result of her dominant performance in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), ENABLE (GB) [128] is the third highest rated horse in the eighth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2017.

LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings
Leading Horses
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Rank Horse Rating Trained
2 WINX (AUS) 132 AUS
3 ENABLE (GB) 128 GB

By taking the Arc, Enable improved her rating to 128 from 126. The 3-year-old filly defeated CLOTH OF STARS (IRE) [125] by 2 ½ lengths while ULYSSES (IRE) [127] checked in third, ORDER OF ST GEORGE (IRE) [122] was fourth, and BRAMETOT (IRE) [121] was fifth.
Enable has won her last six races, which also include the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1), Investec Oaks (G1), Darley Irish Oaks (G1), and Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1), by a combined 24 ¼ lengths.
Meanwhile, there are several newcomers to the latest rankings. Leading that charge is WORLD APPROVAL (USA) [123], who followed up his victory in the Fourstardave Handicap (G1) with a win in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile Stakes (G1).
HUMIDOR (NZ) [122] is ranked after defeating HARTNELL (GB) [122] in the PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes (G1). Furthermore, BEACH PATROL (USA) [121] has won two major races in a row, the Arlington Million XXXV Stakes (G1) and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes (G1), while CAPRI (IRE) [120] has taken the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (G1) and the William Hill St Leger Stakes (G1), and they now find themselves ranked.
Additionally, WEST COAST (USA) [122] improved his rating to 122 from 121 by following up his win in the Travers Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1) with a victory in the Pennsylvania Derby (G1).
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The LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings are compiled by the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee and published by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA).  
For further details on the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, please contact:
Nigel Gray, co-chairman, LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee
Head of Handicapping and Race Planning, Hong Kong Jockey Club
Telephone +852 2966 8337
Phillip Smith, co-chairman, LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee
Head of Handicapping, British Horseracing Authority 
Telephone +44 1386 834004
Tom Robbins, chairman, North American Ratings Committee
Executive Vice President, Racing & Industry Relations, Racing Secretary, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Telephone +1 858 792 4230
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The full list and further information on the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings are available on the IFHA website
The next edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings will be published on Thursday 9th November 2017.  

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