Tiz the Law, Authentic Prominent in Latest Longines Rankings

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Authentic (right) and Tiz the Law, the winner and runner-up in last week’s Kentucky Derby, are among the top racehorses in the world according to the latest Longines rankings. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve 1-2 finishers Authentic and Tiz the Law are among four North American horses situated among the best racehorses in the world according to the latest rankings presented by Longines.

Tiz the Law, runner-up in the Sept. 5 Derby and winner of the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets and Runhappy Travers Stakes, is tied for third with Persian King and Stradivarius in the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, earning a 125 rating. That is the best global rating for a dirt racehorse according to Longines.

Authentic, winner of the Derby as well as the TVG.com Haskell Stakes, earned a rating of 123. That ties him for ninth with five other horses, including Whitney Stakes winner Improbable and Whitney third-place finisher Tom’s d’Etat.

The leading racehorse in Longines world rankings is Ghaiyyath, who won the Aug. 19 Juddmonte International Stakes at York Racecourse in England and touts a rating of 130.

The Longines World Best Racehorse Rankings for horses that raced between Jan. 1 and Sept. 6 are below:

 Rank

Horse

Rating

Trained

1

Ghaiyyath (Ire)

130

GB

2

Palace Pier (GB)

126

GB

3

Persian King (Ire)

125

FR

3

Stradivarius (Ire)

125

GB

3

Tiz the Law (USA)

125

USA

6

Almond Eye (Jpn)

124

JPN

6

Enable (GB)

124

GB

6

Nature Strip (Aus)

124

AUS

9

Authentic (USA)

123

USA

9

Improbable (USA)

123

USA

9

Lord North (Ire)

123

GB

9

Love (Ire)

123

IRE

9

Mohaather (GB)

123

GB

9

Tom’s d’Etat (USA)

123

USA

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