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Top 250 Thoroughbreds of All-Time

 

The Top 250 Thoroughbreds All-Time represent the Top 250 US-based runners that are no longer active, as voted on by Horse Racing Nation members. The rankings on this page are updated every 30 minutes throughout each day.  


 
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RankRatingSilksHorse / SireTrainer / JockeyLast Start / Next Start
1
9.36
Kelso
Your Host
C. Hanford
I. Valenzuela
1st, 1964 Washington, D.C., International (G1) View Video
 
2
9.36
Man o' War
Fair Play
L. Feustel
C. Kummer
1st, 1920 Kenilworth Park Gold Cup View Video
 
3
9.36
Secretariat
Bold Ruler
L. Laurin
E. Maple
1st, 1973 Canadian International Stakes (C2) View Video
 
4
9.34
Spectacular Bid
Bold Bidder
G. Delp
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1980 Woodward (G1) View Video
 
5
9.32
Dr. Fager
Rough'n Tumble
J. Nerud
B. Baeza
1st, 1968 Vosburgh Handicap
 
6
9.31
Seattle Slew
Bold Reasoning
D. Peterson
A. Cordero
1st, 1978 Stuyvesant (G3) View Video
 
7
9.31
Citation
Bull Lea
B. Jones
S. Brooks
1st, 1951 Hollywood Gold Cup
 
8
9.31
Affirmed
Exclusive Native
L. Barrera
L. Pincay
1st, 1979 Jockey Club Gold Cup View Video
 
9
9.25
Native Dancer
Polynesian
W. Winfrey
E. Guerin
1st, Sar Stakes (8/16/1954-R1)
 
10
9.19
Damascus
Sword Dancer
F. Whiteley,
L. Adams
4th, 1968 Jockey Club Gold Cup
 
11
9.19
Forego
Forli
S. Ward
W. Shoemaker
5th, 1978 Suburban Handicap (G1)
 
12
9.18
Buckpasser
Tom Fool
E. Neloy
B. Baeza
2nd, 1967 Woodward (LS)
 
13
9.18
Count Fleet
Reigh Count
G. Cameron
J. Longden
1st, 1943 Belmont Stakes View Video
 
14
9.15
Ruffian
Reviewer
F. Whiteley,
J. Vasquez
1st, 1975 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) View Video
 
15
9.14
Round Table
Princequillo
W. Molter
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1958 Santa Anita Handicap (G1)
 
16
9.11
Swaps
Khaled
M. Tenney
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1956 Washington Park Hcp
 
17
9.06
Zenyatta
Street Cry
J. Shirreffs
M. Smith
2nd, 2010 Breeders Cup Classic (G1) View Video
 
18
9.05
Tom Fool
Menow
J. Gaver
T. Atkinson
1st, 1953 Pimlico Special (LS)
 
19
9.04
War Admiral
Man o' War
G. Conway
C. Kurtsinger
2nd, 1938 Pimlico Special View Video
 
20
9.01
Whirlaway
Blenheim II
B. Jones
G. Woolf
2nd, 1942 Narragansett Championship View Video
 
21
9.00
Domino
Himyar
W. Lakeland
 
 
22
8.99
Colin
Commando
J. Rowe,
J. Notter
1st, 1908 Tidal
 
23
8.98
Assault
Bold Venture
M. Hirsch
W. Mehrtens
1st, 1946 Kentucky Derby View Video
 
24
8.96
John Henry
Ole Bob Bowers
R. McAnally
C. McCarron
1st, 1984 Ballantine Handicap (G1)
 
25
8.92
Seabiscuit
Hard Tack
R. Smith
J. Pollard
1st, 1940 Santa Anita Handicap (LS) View Video
 
26
8.90
Alydar
Raise A Native
J. Veitch
 
1st, 1978 Travers Stakes (G1) View Video
 
27
8.89
Rachel Alexandra
Medaglia d'Oro
S. Asmussen
C. Borel
2nd, 2010 Personal Ensign (G1) View Video
 
28
8.88
California Chrome
Lucky Pulpit
A. Sherman
V. Espinoza
6th, 2014 Pennsylvania Derby (G2) View Video
Nov 1 - Breeders Cup Classic (G1)
29
8.88
Alsab
Good Goods
S. Swenke
C. Bierman
1st, 1942 Narragansett Championship View Video
 
30
8.86
Genuine Risk
Exclusive Native
L. Jolley
J. Fell
1st, Sar Allow (8/10/1981-R1)
 
31
8.82
Personal Ensign
Private Account
C. McGaughey
R. Romero
1st, 1988 Breeders Cup Distaff (G1) View Video
 
32
8.82
Jaipur
Nasrullah
B. Mulholland
 
2nd, 1962 Woodward (LS)
 
33
8.82
Ack Ack
Battle Joined
C. Whittingham
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1971 Hollywood Gold Cup (LS)
 
34
8.82
Shared Belief
Candy Ride
J. Hollendorfer
M. Smith
1st, 2014 Pacific Classic (G1)
Sep 27 - Awesome Again (G1)
35
8.82
Lady's Secret
Secretariat
D. Lukas
C. McCarron
5th, Sar Allow (8/10/1987-R1)
 
36
8.77
Godolphin Arabian

 
 
37
8.75
Princess Rooney
Verbatim
N. Drysdale
E. Delahoussaye
1st, 1984 Breeders Cup Distaff (G1) View Video
 
38
8.73
Palace Malice
Curlin
T. Pletcher
J. Velazquez
6th, 2014 Whitney Handicap (G1) View Video
 
39
8.71
Hoist The Flag
Tom Rolfe
S. Watters,
J. Cruguet
1st, 1971 Bay Shore
 
40
8.71
Untapable
Tapit
S. Asmussen
R. Napravnik
1st, 2014 Cotillion (G1) View Video
Oct 31 - Breeders Cup Distaff (G1)
41
8.70
Wise Dan
Wiseman's Ferry
C. LoPresti
J. Velazquez
1st, 2014 Bernard Baruch Handicap (G2) View Video
Oct 4 - Shadwell Turf Mile (G1)
42
8.69
Gallant Man
Migoli
J. Nerud
 
2nd, 1957 Trenton Handicap (LS)
 
43
8.67
Close Hatches
First Defence
W. Mott
J. Rosario
1st, 2014 Personal Ensign (G1) View Video
Oct 5 - Spinster (G1)
44
8.66
Sunday Silence
Halo
C. Whittingham
P. Valenzuela
2nd, 1990 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1)
 
45
8.65
Wildcat Red
D'wildcat
J. Garoffalo
L. Saez
5th, 2014 King's Bishop (G1) View Video
Sep 28 - Oklahoma Derby (G3)
46
8.65
Twilight Tear
Bull Lea
B. Jones
D. Dodson
4th, WaP Allow (8/28/1945-R6)
 
47
8.62
I'll Have Another
Flower Alley
D. O'Neill
M. Gutierrez
1st, 2012 Preakness Stakes (G1) View Video
 
48
8.61
Nashua
Nasrullah
J. Fitzsimmons
E. Arcaro
1st, 1956 Jockey Club Gold Cup
 
49
8.61
Riva Ridge
First Landing
L. Laurin
E. Maple
2nd, 1973 Marlboro Cup Invitational (G1) View Video
 
50
8.60
Ridan
Nantallah
L. Jolley
M. Ycaza
2nd, 1962 Travers Stakes (G1) View Video
 
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