Best Race Horses of All Time


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122Red Fella
123St. Simon

Never lost a race - one of the greatest sires in history - why should he be ignored because he lived 100 years ago? Every great horse mentioned in this list has him somewhere in their bloodline...

A very good horse. Probably too far back in our collective memories to be rated at the very top.

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Top horse who raced in NZ, Australia, UK and France... Beaten by Alleged in the Arc... Saw him up close as a 3 year old in NZ, he was a beautiful animal.. Big hearted and good on any track


Seriously, how can this horse be put ahead of the two champions immediately following him? (Dulcify and Northlery)

Never beaten over the straight six (furlongs, 1200M) at Flemington - the home of the Melbourne Cup


Never saw is full potential but I would rank him up with the best watch is cox plate win amazing

I truly believe Dulcify would have gone on to be one of the greatest Aussie racehorses ever. Incredible stamina and just loved to run ahead of the pack. I was there the day Hyperno, whom went on win the Melbourne Cup a few weeks later, galloped on him and ripped the hock from his back leg.
Heart breaking.


If he raced against the best he would beat them. Eye to eye he loved a fight. The fighting tiger


Take the first "1" off of 131 and you'd be a heck of a lot closer.

A natural champion. Won in Uruguay, usa and Dubai.

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133Lucky Draw

Beat more champions than the majority of horses on this list.

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Great mare from NZ who was the first horse from the Southern Hemisphere to win the Japan Cup. won it then world record time which although Secretariat was not extended, Horlicks would have beaten it by 7-8 lengths comparing times. Fantastic horse, deserves to be somewhere on this list.

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138Golden Horn

We have a new kid on the block after his brilliant Derby win and Arc win. As well as other multiple group 1 wins over his elders this year. He would be unbeaten if it wasn't for the freak race at York. It's such a shame he'll be retiring at the end of the month. I'd say he is more or less unbeatable on good ground. He's gotta be in the top ten at least. Very similar profile to Sea the stars and both incidentally are by Cape Cross. Not quite as good as the number 1 in my opinion which is Frankel but has gotta be right up there!

What he is a brilliant horse and should see great offspring to see of his soon

He is an unbelievable horse I have been with him the whole way and one of the greatest I have trained



He is the best miler in the world, he is also unbeaten on the distance of 1800m

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140Rising Fast

Won the caulfield cup, cox plate, mckinnon and Melbourne cup in the same year. The next year won the caulfield cup then certainty beaten in the Melbourne cup with a big weight
One of the all time greats
Should be in the top 50 for sure.

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