The LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings - the official listing of the world’s best racehorses (For 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January and 10th March 2019)
The first edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019 features three well-known names at the top. BEAUTY GENERATION (NZ) , CITY OF LIGHT (USA)  and WINX (AUS)  are equally rated for their efforts at the beginning of the year.
LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings
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|1||BEAUTY GENERATION (NZ)||125||HK|
|1||CITY OF LIGHT (USA)||125||USA|
|4||HAPPY CLAPPER (AUS)||123||AUS|
|5||BEAT THE CLOCK (AUS)||120||HK|
|5||ROY H (USA)||120||USA|
|5||SANTA ANA LANE (AUS)||120||AUS|
|5||TRAPEZE ARTIST (AUS)||120||AUS|
Winx, the co-2018 Longines World’s Best Racehorse, has continued her winning ways. Her victories in 2019 include the Tab Chipping Norton Stakes (G1) and The Star Apollo Stakes (G2), and she has now won 31 consecutive races overall.
Beauty Generation has remained dominant in Hong Kong, taking The Stewards’ Cup (G1) in January and The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (G1) in February. City of Light, meanwhile, finished his career by winning the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) and has retired to stud.
Several other runners have also already reached the 120 mark early into the year. HAPPY CLAPPER (AUS)  sits in the fourth spot just behind the leaders after finishing second to Winx in both of their meetings in 2019.
Five horses are ranked joint fifth. In Hong Kong, BEAT THE CLOCK (AUS)  won The Centenary Sprint Cup (G1) before finishing second to Beauty Generation in The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup, while EXULTANT (IRE)  was victorious in The Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (G1) and Centenary Vase (G3). In Australia, TRAPEZE ARTIST (AUS)  took the Canterbury League Club Stakes (G1), and SANTA ANA LANE (AUS)  was fifth in the Seppelt Wines Newmarket Handicap (G1). In the United States, ROY H (USA)  won the Palos Verdes Stakes (G2).
Beauty Generation (NZ) and Zac Purton winning at Sha Tin, picture Hong Kong Jockey Club