SO YOU THINK AND VIEWED ON TOP 50 LIST
The Bart Cummings-trained pair So You Think and Viewed have been included in the list of the world’s 50 best racehorses in the latest World Thoroughbred Rankings.
The Melbourne spring carnival stars join international sprint sensation Scenic Blast as the highest-rated Australian-trained horses on 122, ranking them equal 17th on the listings.
So You Think was given his rating for his brilliant frontrunning win in the Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 24.
The three-year-old colt was given the same rating for carrying 1.5kg over weight-for-age when second to All American in the Emirates Stakes (1600m) on the final day of the Melbourne Cup carnival.
Viewed achieved his rating for his win in the Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 17 when he carried the topweight of 57kg.
Reigning Australian Horse of the Year Scenic Blast continues his overseas campaign when he runs in the Hong Kong Sprint Trial (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Among his rivals will be Australian-bred, Hong Kong-trained pin-up horse Sacred Kingdom who is also rated 122 in the world listings.
The other Australian to feature prominently is the Mark Kavanagh-trained four-year-old Whobegotyou who improved his rating to 120 for his win in the Yalumba Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield on October 10.
The world listings are again headed by Irish champion Sea The Stars (135) who has been retired to stud following his victory in the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in October and who was crowned Cartier Horse of the Year in London on Tuesday night.