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|The LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings (for 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January 2022 and 8th May 2022)|
Three equally rated horses from across the globe have joined the Top 5 in the third edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2022.
COROEBUS (IRE) , JACKIE’S WARRIOR (USA) , and TITLEHOLDER (JPN)  all posted impressive performances in the past month and are now co-fifth along with previously ranked COUNTRY GRAMMER (USA)  and GOLDEN PAL (USA) .
In his first start of the season, Coroebus defeated his stablemate NATIVE TRAIL (GB)  by three-quarters of a length in the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes (G1) in England.
In North America, Jackie’s Warrior powered to a four-length victory in the Churchill Downs Stakes presented by Ford (G1) on Kentucky Derby Day. He came into the race off a win in the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) in April.
Meanwhile, in Japan, Titleholder pulled away by seven lengths en route to his score in the Tenno Sho (Spring) (G1). He began his season with a win in the Nikkei Sho (G2) in March.
Other newcomers to this month’s rankings include GEOGLYPH (JPN)  and RICH STRIKE (USA) . Geoglyph took the Satsuki Sho (G1) by one length to earn his rating, while Rich Strike sprung an upset in the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), which he won by three-quarters of a length.
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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, Race Planning and International Racing, Hong Kong Jockey Club
Telephone +852 2966 8337
Dominic Gardiner-Hill, co-chairman, LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee
Head of Handicapping, British Horseracing Authority
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 http://www.ifhaonline.org.
The next edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings will be published on Thursday 9th June 2022.
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