The 2016 Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Longines World’s Best Horse Race award ceremony will be held on January 24, 2017 Held in London, UK. Longines and the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations (IFHA) have once again chosen to host an awards ceremony at the prestigious Claridge Hotel.
The award ceremony will recognize the horses with the highest scores in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings and the Longines World’s Best Flat Race. This is the 4th Longines World’s Best Flat Race award ceremony and the second Longines World’s Best Flat Race.
Last year, the American horse ‘American Pharoah’ was selected as the ‘Longines World’s Best Foal’, while the French Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe was the first to win ‘Jiaping Land Race’ throne event.
The Longines World’s Best Horse Racing Rankings are ranked by international weighers based on horse performance in top international competitions. The best flat race ranking is calculated based on the average ranking of the top four horses.