Greatest Horses Ever


The Top Ten

1 Secretariat Secretariat Secretariat was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, in 1973, became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

secretariat should have 100% of this vote. there is no other like him. Should hold all three records in the triple crown races (fastest time in the Preakness, but the clock malfunctioned). It's also been 34 FREAKIN' YEARS and nobody's come close.

It is immensely telling that whenever this racehorse or that one world over is touted as the greatest of all time, that horse is invariably compared to the immortal Secretariat. As Charles Hatton wrote, Secretariat's "only point of reference is himself."

Secretarit is an amazing race horse. Defently #1. But why isn't Seabiscuit #2? Or even on this list? But there will never be another "Big Red" - Horsegirl

Secretariat is the greatest race horse ever...

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2 American Pharoah American Pharoah American Pharoah is an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the American Triple Crown and the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2015. In winning all four races, he became the first horse to win the "Grand Slam" of American horse racing.

One of the best racehorses of all time. I really miss watching this horse run. I think he could beat other champion horses like Zenyatta, Ruffian, Affirmed, maybe even Seabiscuit. But Secretariat is and always be the best racehorse of all time. I'm gonna miss you Pharoah.

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3 Native Dancer
4 Seabiscuit Seabiscuit Seabiscuit was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse in the United States. A small horse, Seabiscuit had an inauspicious start to his racing career, but became an unlikely champion and a symbol of hope to many Americans during the Great Depression.

His and Pollards story alone, puts him on the list, but his record in handicaps, giving weight all round, and off level weights in Groups, stands out so much.

He was a little horse that withstood so much but he did prove he was the little horse could should be in the top five

why isn't seabisquit #1? read the the book for petes sake! youll see what I'm talkin about.

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5 Red Rum

Three first places and two seconds in the Grand National which is the most demanding horse race in the world. No other horse has come close.

Unbeatable in the Grand National, which is the toughest horse race in the world - An immense horse!

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6 Flyingbolt
7 Hurricane Fly
8 Man o' War Man o' War

Not even close never lost a race.

9 California Chrome
10 Twist Magic

The Contenders

11 Sham Sham

Don't forget Secretariat's rival who ran with all his heart!

He is actually the second fastest horse ever but he had to race #1

12 Phar Lap Phar Lap Phar Lap was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse whose achievements captured the public's imagination during the early years of the Great Depression.

This horse was hero to a nation in the depression years. An amazing 32 wins from his last 35 career starts incl. Australia's 2 biggest Derby's, a Melbourne Cup (Australasia's greatest race), 2 Cox Plates (the WFA Championship of Australasia) and then traveled to the USA where he raced in and won the Agua Caliente Hcp (World's richest race at the time) in Tijuana, Mexico. This win was achieved with a cracked hoof and was to be his last racetrack appearance after he died mysteriously and tragically of arsenic poisoning. Many believe US mafia/bookmakers may have been responsible. A truly remarkable horse...

Champion racehorse who did some truly remarkable things. A late maturer who was virtually unbeatable as an older horse. Won everything in Australia before winning the worlds richest race at his final start before he was poisoned. There were many times where bookmakers refused to take bets on him he was that good. Freak.

Carried 9s12p to win the Melbourne cup over 3200 no horse in 83 years has got near that at all.. In 25 years of international raiders including 4 time UK champion stayer Yeats.. The internationals have only been able to win it with 8s10p..

Must be only americans voting lol Pharap 12th yer right.

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13 Frankel Frankel
14 Kauto Star
15 Zenyatta

I loved this horse, but whats does she do when the big red machine throws 2.24 at her on a dirt track. She loses by 25, great horse an I loved her but thank god she didn't run in 73

now 18-0, she desereves the top spot. I really like secretariat, but Zenyatta deserves it. She's never been beat, never and she always tries her hardest. she is no 1 - ZenyattaForever

SHE IS A SUPER HORSE! Beat the boys in the breeders cup classic, she was the first filly/mare to do so. She is 14-0 best record for mare ever!

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16 Citation Citation
17 Kelso
18 Dr. Fager
19 Master Minded
20 Denman

2 Hennessy Gold Cups at top weight
1 Cheltenhem Gold Cup
Came second three times in a row in the Gold Cup

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10 years, 130 days old

Top Remixes

1. American Pharoah
2. Native Dancer
3. Seabiscuit
1. Kauto Star
2. Red Rum
3. Secretariat



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