Committees - Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee


Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee (LWBRR)

Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee is a Sub-Committee of the International Grading and Race Planning Advisory Committee (IRPAC), And will report to it.

On June 2003, the members of the Executive Council approved the LWBRR (then named the World Ranking Supervisory Committee -WRSC) composition and missions, as follows : :

Composition

Co-Chairmen :

- 1 from Europe, nominated by EPC
- 1 from Asia, nominated by ARF

Members :

- 3 for Asia, nominated by ARF (including Co-Chairman)
- 3 for Europe, nominated by EPC (including Co-Chairman)
- 3 for Americas :

  • 2 nominated by North America
  • 1 nominated by OSAF.

Missions :

  • organise work between handicappers and the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee
  • provide official ratings to all International Bodies and Racing Organisers
  • co-ordinate the publishing of ratings throughout the world
  • advise any country on implementation of a classification system
  • create and update an IFHA Web site with all international ratings.

The Committee will propose terms of reference to IRPAC.

The annual Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee Conference, which compiles the annual International Classifications, is open to handicappers of all countries concerned.

The Conference is chaired by the co-Chairmen.

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CURRENT MEMBERSHIP (from March 2007 onwards)

  • Three for Asia, nominated by ARF :
Nigel Gray (Co-Chairman)
Greg Carpenter
Kazuhito Matano
  • Three for Europe, nominated by EPC
Garry O’Gorman
Gérald Sauque
Philip Smith (Co-Chairman)
  • Three for Americas :
    - two nominated by North America

    - one nominated by OSAF
Tom Robbins
Steve Lym

Miguel Careri