Ghaiyyath Stays on Top Longines WBRR

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Godolphin's Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) remains firmly atop the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings with a mark of 130, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities announced on Thursday. The Godolphin bay is undefeated this year with scores in the G3 Dubai Millennium S. in February, the G1 Hurworth Bloodstock Coronation Cup S. ahead of Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (121) on June 5, the G1 Coral-Eclipse S. over Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) (124) at Sandown on July 5 and a latest victory in the G1 Juddmonte International S. over Magical (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (121). Enable earned a 124 for her win in the G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth QIPCO S. and won the G3 Unibet September S. on Sept. 5.

Second in the rankings this season is Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GB}) (126), who won the G1 St James's Palace S. ahead of Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal) (122) and the G1 Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois in advance of Alpine Star (Ire) (Sea The Moon {Ger}) (120). Persian King (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) and American GI Belmont S. winner Tiz the Law (Constitution) match outstanding stayer Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) at 125. Persian King's wins this season number three, in the G1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, G1 Prix d'Ispahan and G2 Prix du Muguet. Tiz the Law, despite running second in the Sept. 5 GI Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve, earned his 125 in the GI Runhappy Travers S. Next highest from America is the Derby winner Authentic (Into Mischief) at 123, who also won the GI TVG.com Haskell Invitational S.

Others rated at 123 are Improbable (City Zip), successful in the GI Hollywood Gold Cup S. and GI Whitney S.; dual Classic heroine Love (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) who also scooped the G1 Yorkshire Oaks; and Mohaather (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) who won the G1 Qatar Sussex S. over Circus Maximus (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (120) before injury curtailed his career. For the full list, go to www.ifhaonline.org.

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