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The Top 250 Thoroughbreds All-Time represent the Top 250 US-based runners that are no longer active, as voted on by Horse Racing Nation members.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
9.44
Secretariat
Bold Ruler
L. Laurin
E. Maple
1st, 1973 Canadian International (G1) View Video
 
2
9.42
Man o' War
Fair Play
L. Feustel
C. Kummer
1st, 1920 Kenilworth Park Gold Cup View Video
 
3
9.40
Spectacular Bid
Bold Bidder
G. Delp
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1980 Woodward (G1) View Video
 
4
9.37
Dr. Fager
Rough'n Tumble
J. Nerud
B. Baeza
1st, 1968 Vosburgh Handicap
 
5
9.36
Citation
Bull Lea
B. Jones
S. Brooks
1st, 1951 Hollywood Gold Cup
 
6
9.36
Native Dancer
Polynesian
W. Winfrey
E. Guerin
1st, Sar Allow (8/16/1954-R1)
 
7
9.31
Kelso
Your Host
C. Hanford
I. Valenzuela
1st, 1964 Washington D.C. International Stakes (LS) View Video
 
8
9.31
Seattle Slew
Bold Reasoning
D. Peterson
A. Cordero, Jr.
1st, 1978 Stuyvesant (G3)
 
9
9.31
Buckpasser
Tom Fool
E. Neloy
B. Baeza
2nd, 1967 Woodward (LS)
 
10
9.29
Affirmed
Exclusive Native
L. Barrera
L. Pincay
1st, 1979 Jockey Club Gold Cup View Video
 
11
9.27
Natalma
Native Dancer

 
 
12
9.26
American Pharoah
Pioneerof the Nile
B. Baffert
V. Espinoza
1st, 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) View Video
 
13
9.21
Nearctic
Nearco

 
 
14
9.19
Ruffian
Reviewer
F. Whiteley
J. Vasquez
1st, 1975 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) View Video
 
15
9.17
Count Fleet
Reigh Count
G. Cameron
J. Longden
1st, 1943 Belmont Stakes View Video
 
16
9.15
Shared Belief
Candy Ride
J. Hollendorfer
M. Smith
9th, 2015 Charles Town Classic (G2) View Video
 
17
9.13
Damascus
Sword Dancer
F. Whiteley
L. Adams
4th, 1968 Jockey Club Gold Cup (LS)
 
18
9.13
Forego
Forli
F. Whiteley
W. Shoemaker
5th, 1978 Suburban Handicap (G1)
 
19
9.11
Swaps
Khaled
M. Tenney
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1956 Washington Park Handicap
 
20
9.11
Tom Fool
Menow
J. Gaver
T. Atkinson
1st, 1953 Pimlico Special (LS)
 
21
9.09
Flaming Page
Bull Page

 
 
22
9.09
Round Table
Princequillo
W. Molter
W. Shoemaker
1st, 1958 Santa Anita Handicap (G1)
 
23
9.07
Seabiscuit
Hard Tack
R. Smith
J. Pollard
1st, 1940 Santa Anita Handicap (LS) View Video
 
24
9.05
Alydar
Raise a Native
J. Veitch
 
1st, 1978 Travers Stakes (G1) View Video
 
25
9.04
War Admiral
Man o' War
G. Conway
C. Kurtsinger
2nd, 1938 Pimlico Special View Video
 
26
9.03
Zenyatta
Street Cry
J. Shirreffs
M. Smith
2nd, 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) View Video
 
27
9.02
Whirlaway
Blenheim II
B. Jones
G. Woolf
2nd, 1942 Narragansett Championship View Video
 
28
9.01
California Chrome
Lucky Pulpit
A. Sherman
V. Espinoza
9th, 2017 Pegasus World Cup (G1) View Video
 
29
9.01
Sunday Silence
Halo
C. Whittingham
P. Valenzuela
2nd, 1990 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1)
 
30
9.01
Colin
Commando
J. Rowe,
J. Notter
1st, 1908 Tidal
 
31
9.00
Gun Runner
Candy Ride
S. Asmussen
F. Geroux
1st, 2018 Pegasus World Cup (G1) View Video
 
32
9.00
Curlin
Smart Strike
S. Asmussen
R. Albarado
4th, 2008 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) View Video
 
33
8.99
John Henry
Ole Bob Bowers
R. McAnally
C. McCarron
1st, 1984 Ballantine Handicap (G1)
 
34
8.99
Rachel Alexandra
Medaglia d'Oro
S. Asmussen
C. Borel
2nd, 2010 Personal Ensign (G1) View Video
 
35
8.98
Raise a Native
Native Dancer
B. Parke
 
 
36
8.96
Assault
Bold Venture
M. Hirsch
 
1st, 1946 Preakness Stakes (G1)
 
37
8.95
Hyperion
Gainsborough
G. Lambton
 
 
38
8.94Trending Up
Queens Hussar
March Past

 
 
39
8.93
Tepin
Bernstein
M. Casse
J. Leparoux
2nd, 2016 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) View Video
 
40
8.91
Lady's Secret
Secretariat
D. Lukas
C. McCarron
5th, Sar Allow (8/10/1987-R1)
 
41
8.90
Wise Dan
Wiseman's Ferry
C. LoPresti
J. Velazquez
1st, 2014 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) View Video
 
42
8.89
Genuine Risk
Exclusive Native
L. Jolley
J. Fell
1st, Sar Allow (8/10/1981-R1)
 
43
8.87
Domino
Himyar
W. Lakeland
 
 
44
8.87
Beholder
Henny Hughes
R. Mandella
G. Stevens
1st, 2016 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) View Video
 
45
8.87
Personal Ensign
Private Account
C. McGaughey III
R. Romero
1st, 1988 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) View Video
 
46
8.84Trending Up
Bull Page
Bull Lea

 
 
47
8.84
Wild Risk
Rialto

 
 
48
8.84Trending Up
Flaring Top
Menow

 
 
49
8.83
Sky Beauty
Blushing Groom
H. Jerkens
M. Smith
3rd, 1995 Hempstead Handicap (G1)
 
50
8.82
Arrogate
Unbridled's Song
B. Baffert
M. Smith
5th, 2017 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) View Video
 
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