A Shin Hikari Is World's Best


A Shin Hikari | APRH

A Shin Hikari (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}) has claimed the top spot on the Longines World's Best Racehorse rankings for his 10-length score in the G1 Prix d'Ispahan May 24, earnings him a ranking of 129. The 5-year-old, also the winner of the 2015 G1 Longines Hong Kong Cup, will look for further European glory in next week's G1 Prince Of Wales's S. at Royal Ascot.

A joint second on a mark of 126 are G1 Dubai World Cup winner California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit) and champion Australian mare Winx (Aus) (Street Cry {Ire}). Four are tied for third at 124: Japanese miler Maurice (Jpn) (Screen Hero {Jpn}); GI Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist (Uncle Mo); recent G1 Coronation Cup victor Postponed (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}); and G1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup winner Werther (NZ) (Tavistock {NZ}).

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