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Longines World Racing Awards | Ghaiyyath, Authentic & jockey Frankie Dettori horse racing highlights

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Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) were proud to celebrate the 2020 Longines World Racing Awards. Hosted by ITV Racing’s Francesca Cumani, the ceremony honoured Ghaiyyath as the Longines World’s Best Racehorse, the Juddmonte International Stakes as the Longines World’s Best Horse Race and Frankie Dettori as the Longines World’s Best Jockey of the 2020 thoroughbred horse racing season.

Previous Winners of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse title:
Black Caviar (AUS) and Treve (FR)
Rating: 130
Just A Way (JPN)
Rating: 130

American Pharoah (USA)
Rating: 134

Arrogate (USA)
Rating: 134

Arrogate (USA)
Rating: 134
Cracksman (GB) and Winx (AUS)
Rating: 130

Crystal Ocean (GB), Enable (GB), and Waldgeist (GB)
Rating: 128


Ghaiyyath (Dubawi)
Trainer: Charlie Appleby
Jockey: William Buick
Owner: Godolphin
1st Longines World Best Racehorse 2020
1st Juddmonte International, York 2020
1st Coral-Eclipse, Sandown 2020
1st Coronation Cup, Newmarket 2020
1st Dubai Millennium Stakes, Meydan 2020
1st Grosser Preis von Baden, Baden-Baden 2019
1st Prix d'Harcourt, Longchamp 2019
1st Prix du Prince d'Orange, Longchamp 2018


Authentic (Into Mischief)
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Jockey: John Velazquez
Majority owner: Spendthrift Farm
1st Breeders’ Cup Classic, Keenland 2020
1st Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs 2020
1st Haskell Stakes, Monmouth Park 2020
1st San Felipe Stakes, Santa Anita 2020


Famous for his flying dismount, Frankie Dettori is the only four-time winner of the Longines World’s Best Jockey award. He has won three consecutive years (2018, 2019, and 2020) as well as in 2015. Ryan Moore won in 2014 and 2016, while Hugh Bowman won in 2017.

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