Dual classic winner California Chrome is the fourth-ranked horse in the latest "World's Best Racehorse Rankings" published June 12 by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
Just a Way
- Bay Horse
- Born 2009
|Breeder||Shadai Corporation Inc.|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Akatuki Yamatoya||Shiraoi Farm||$135,396|
Just a Way, the world's top-rated racehorse, just edged former Japanese champion Grand Prix Boss after a furious battle in the final 100 meters to win Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-I) June 8 at Tokyo Racecourse.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner California Chrome moved into the fourth position on the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings off his May 3 victory in the Louisville classic.
Dominant Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) winner Just a Way leads the second edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2014 with a 130 rating.
Coverage of Just a Way's win in the Dubai Duty Free from the parade ring to the race to the after race activities, including comments from winnng jockey Yuichi Fukunaga and trainer Naosuke Sugai. Watch Video
Just a Way, who won just two of his first 15 career starts, showed he has left those days behind as he easily won the $5 million Dubai Duty Free Sponsored by Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) March 29 at Dubai.
Just a Way unleashed an explosive burst of speed 400 meters out and romped away to win the Tenno Sho (Autumn) (Jpn-I) Oct. 27, overwhelming Japan's reigning Horse of the Year Gentildonna and last year's winner, Eishin Flash.