Best Race Horses of All Time


The Contenders: Page 10

181 Ropak V 1 Comment
182 Pro Chateaux
183 Motivator

He was a good horse, won the derby!

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184 Assault
185 Makybe Diva


Amazing to see her blocked behind the other horses then out of no where she clicks and you see it she just makes her move and beats them all I have never been so happy to see a horse win when she won her 3rd melbourne cup.
She should be in the top 10 not number 13.

Proud to say I was there to see her win her third cup in a row. Absolute Australian racing history bar none.

Mikybe Diva is one of those rare horses - born not just to be fast - but determined to fight her way to the front regardless of the odds. I saw this horse perform her magic at the Melbourne cup. She had speed and a grace that clipped the wings of all the other horses she raced against. She made winning look effortless.

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186 Shergar

Still holds biggest winning margin in the Derby by some distance joke of a position

A true Irish Legend

He was outstanding! Swinburn and Pigott were also outstanding with him. Also very kind and beautiful racehorse.

Geweldig. Ik heb zijn fijnste moment-de epsom downs derby- zo vaak bekeken, en elke keer als ik hem zie demarreren in de laatste 300 meter: kippenvel!

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187 Whirlaway

Good grief. Triple Crown Winner - won $5 million to help sell Bonds for the War effort. Single leading lone entity to do so. Won the Triple Crown and the Travers Stakes - only horse to this day to do this. Ran 60 times and came in first 32; second 15 times and third 9 times. Was buried at Normandy before being sent back to Calumet. Unbelievable - 49? He deserves far, far better than this.

49? Are you kidding me?! You're rating steeplechasers ahead of one of the greatest thoroughbreds of all time? This is Whirlaway people. One of only 11 triple crown winners. One of the greatest. So I can't put much credence in this list, especially because I haven't seen anyone here who can even put a sentence together.

How could you do this? He should be in the top eleven. For Pete's sake he WON the TRIPLE CROWN. Because 46th? You have got to be kidding me.

Should be in the top 25 at least if not higher. You'll need to watch him winning the Preakness to know how great a race horse he truly was.

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188 Bold Ruler

Bold Ruler is Secretariat's dad why can't he be famous he the one who gave Secretariat all that speed! And I even love Bold Ruler because of his talent, color, and because he's Secretariat's dad! Anyone else love him yet?!

Why does Bold Ruler is the sire of Secretariat. If it wasn't for him, Secretariat would never have won those races! Not to mention he was once the horse of the year in 1957. In my opinion Bold Ruler and Sham should be in the top 10

Not true. Although it is rumored that Bold Ruler was in the stable when Secretariat's dam conceived, there are lot of stories about it being an immaculate conception.

No one cares if he is secretariats father. That's a bunch of crap that no one wants to hear. Bold Ruler was regularly good. This is a perfect spot on the list

He is one of the greatest ever know he should be in the top 10 like secretariat

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189 Kingston Town

He was an absolute machine, he was not pampered like a lot of racehorses especially the more recent ones, he won from 1200m to 3200m, his acceleration is like I've never seen before or after. Ran injured for most of his career. 3 cox plates and 14 group ones. He definitely should be in the top 5 at least!

Was greater then most of he horses mentioned here no disrespect to them he destroyed all comers anywhere from 1200m to 3200m and carried injury for most of his career much greater th maybe diva.

Won everything but the Melbourne Cup and just missed that due to jockey going too soon in the final furlongs. A much under rated horse and could of been one of the greats if not for frequent injuries.

The best lv ever seen

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190 Horse Chestnut

The greatest the Southern Hemisphere has ever seen in my opinion. When he went abroad he showed the mighty Americans a taste of what he was capable of. Only a tragedy that injury ended his career for in my opinion the clash of all clashes would have been Horse Chestnut vs Dubai Millenium in the Dubai World Cup and I truely believe that Dubai Millenium would have come unstuck against this South African Giant known as "Big Red". What a LEGEND!

Certainly the best horse to have graced the race courses of South Africa. A turn of foot like no other Horse Chestnut won so convincingly he appeared to be in a different race. So sad that injury curtailed his racing career

I have watched other horses run and I have to say Horse Chestnut was the best. I agree he would have beaten anything that stood before him. South Africa has never had a better horse even today.

Best horse ever, would've beaten secretariat hands down

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191 Robin Van Persie Robin Van Persie Dutch footballer from Rotterdam born on August 6 1983. Currently plays for the Turkish club Fenerbah├že S.K and The Netherlands national football team as the number 11. Robin Van Persie is known for playing for Arsenal and Manchester United, though his most notable goal was his header against Spain more.

Had a deadly left foot & could strike at any time. Usually carried his own, and will be fondly remembered by his nickname: The Flying Dutchman.

Was he out of Van Der Hum who won the 76 Melbourne Cup?

Always at the front of a field of 22

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192 Mine That Bird

Happy to see him here. He ran with heart in the Derby and consequently in the Preakness Belmont and Breeders Cup. No one expected him to place and much less win the Derby. He became an icon for underdogs. Mine That Bird has my vote!

He was a very good horse with a big heart. Despite his size he went on to win the Kentucky derby. He was a gorgeous horse. He was very small for a thouroughbred. And had very good bloodlines. He was a come from behind horse.

Not even in the Top 500, wrong selection, good horse with 1 lucky race

Winner of the kentekuy derby he was behind the pack and came up on the rail

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193 I'll Have Another

Great horse way better then California chrome

Should be much higher. had the chance to win the triple crown but was stopped by injury. - Dodgers27

He won the Kentucky derby 2 times or more


194 Funny Cide

Funny Video should get more recommendation!

That chesnut gelding almost won the triple crown with the incredible Jockey Jose Santos... Amazing races against empire maker!

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195 Maluckyday

Is this the horse that raced in Australia? If so there must be some mistake to be listed ahead of such horses as rising fast, northerly and super impose

Huh! What drugs did you take to make this a selection.. Maybe a horse called northerly could take its place

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196 Hedgehunter V 1 Comment
197 Lady's Secret
198 Weekend Surprise
199 Lost in the Fog

"He won his first 10 starts (including two Breeders' Cup stakes), 11 of his 14 lifetime starts across the country, and career earnings of $978,099 until his life was cut short by lymphoma during his four-year-old season." If you want a sob story, just read his wiki page. Not numer one, and probably not even in the top ten, but he deserves to be on this list because of the way he performed while also battling lymphoma.

200 Princequillo

A better sire than racer. Passed along the large heart gene to many great horses.

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